If you see that there is a tumor-like structure or severe swelling on top of any joint in your body, there are high chances that it could be Ganglion Cyst. In this condition, there could be one large cyst or many smaller cysts that may develop around the joints or covering of the tendons in your body.
These Cysts are more common in women than in others and on average, more than 70% of cases of Ganglion Cysts have been found to occur in people between 20 to 40 years of age. The best remedy to get rid of ganglion cyst naturally is through the use of essential oils.
Being completely natural and organic compounds, essential oils for ganglion cyst offer significant relief from the pain and discomfort caused by this ailment.
The precise reasons behind the occurrence of Ganglion Cysts(1) are yet unknown. Research is still going on to find out the primary cause that triggers these cysts, however, some of the factors that could cause a Ganglion cyst are:
The places where Ganglion Cysts are most likely to occur are mentioned below.
Frankincense oil has potent anti-tumour properties. Frankincense essential oils are commonly used to cure abnormal skin growths and cysts. There are also significant anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties in Frankincense essential oil which offers relief from inflammation, pain, and discomfort caused by a ganglion cyst.
Lemongrass essential oil(2)comes from the distillation of fresh lemongrass blades using the steam method. It offers excellent relief from for muscle pain, slack tissue, and poor circulation. It has unique pain-relieving properties which would help ease the body from the pain of the cyst.
These essential oils can be used both in dilute and undiluted forms. Apply the oil to the ganglion cysts and massage gently.
Anecdotal reports show that oregano essential oils help in getting rid of Ganglion cysts completely. It has excellent anti-tumour properties and thus can quickly cure the cysts.
Oregano essential oil when mixed with frankincense oil in a base ingredient such as castor oil gives fast results in the treatment of Ganglion Cysts. It is a concentrated oil and thus must be diluted before applying it on the skin.
Thyme essential oils are extracted from the leaves of the thyme herb. It gives a soothing warm sensation when applied to the skin. This warm sensation provides immense relief from the agonizing pain of the ganglion cysts.
The thyme essential oil may or may not be diluted before use. Apply a few drops on the ganglion cyst twice daily. Its expected reaction period is a few weeks.
The Cypress essential oils possess stimulant properties which helps in correcting poor circulation. It also has anti-inflammatory, analgesic and diuretic properties which effectively reduce pain and help drain the fluid in ganglion cysts.
This essential oil can be used either by diluting it with a carrier oil or by directly applying it on the ganglion cyst.
Besides these methods, all the five oils can be mixed in a particular proportion and used in forms of
Making these mixtures is easy and can be prepared by simple methods at home. It does not add any exotic ingredient that is not available in the market. It uses straightforward ingredients to make an excellent solution for ganglion cysts. Using the essential oils in these three forms makes it very easy to use. Moreover, mixing all the essential oils is just like adding up their curing properties. This makes the treatment fast.
[Read: How to Get Rid of a Cyst]
Other than using essential oils for ganglion cyst, you can use the below-mentioned home remedies as well: –
[Read: Home Remedies of Ganglion Cyst ]
Essential oils are wonders of nature that bring to you natural cure for most complicated problems. You can also use the home remedies mentioned above to get rid of the pain and discomfort caused by ganglion cysts. Before using essential oils, you must consult an expert and seek guidance.
Ganglion Cysts are usually painless, however, if the cyst presses against a nerve, however small it is, it could cause pain, tingling and even muscle weakness causing damage to the nerve. Hence it is recommended that you immediately rush to the hospital.
Although the origin/cause of this symptom still tends to be ambiguous, however, some experts tend to categorize this disease under the hereditary weakness category.
Most of these cysts go away in time without any treatment, they tend to last for a long time, up to 12-18 months before they disappear. It is recommended that if it is not causing pain, you could simply wait for it to go away.