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Castor Oil Ovarian Cysts
Can castor oil really shrink ovarian and liver cysts? How do you use it (external or internal & how much to apply or take)?
A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more
I doubt it: I can't imagine how this could help but there are numerous anecdotal reports of it helping sebaceous cysts to drain. Chronic sebaceous cyst frequently drain and resolve temporarily but then what recur. For recurrent sebaceous cyst the only effective treatment I have seen is excision of the entire cyst lining. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've got a hard, big pimple. It's a sebaceous cyst, and i heard castor oil can remove it. Is it true?
I have a pimple that is hard, big, and feels different than the other pimples. It's a sebaceous cyst, and i heard castor oil can remove it. Is it true?
No.: It will likely need to be incised and drained. ...Read more
It is true that using castor oil for eyelash cause eyelid cyst and make them looking droppy also vasline cause cyst?
Is it normal that pilonidal cyst sinus is closing by itself after alternative treatments as epsom salt baths, castor oil packs and garlic supplements?
Soaks: It's best to soak a piece of cloth with the castor oil, then place it over the area to be treated. The traditional material is flannel. You can also then place a heating pad over the cloth, but place something between them so that the heating pad doesn't come in contact with the castor oil. ...Read more
Protection: Zinc tends to kill things ergo zinc lozenges for sore throats that was so popular years ago. Zinc also blocks the harmful UV -A and B rays from the sun protectin your skin from potential cancer causing burns. Caster oil is a preparation you swallow which is basically a laxative. The taste is horrendous but as a kid I swore it helped with constipation. It was thought the oil killed viruses, not so. ...Read more
Not really familiar: Taking castor oil used to be recommended for constipation, but it is not healthy to take it orally in large doses. Castor oil packs might be okay, but there are side effects to castor oil, and it is definitely absorbed from the packs. See this article for more info: http://articles.Mercola.Com/sites/articles/archive/2012/04/28/castor-oil-to-treat-health-conditions.Aspx. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer