How to Treat Cysts with Home Remedies


Wear loose clothes. Sometimes tight clothes can cause pilonidal cysts. Pilonidal cysts typically form from ingrown hair around the tailbone, or buttocks. Containing pilonidal cysts will require better diet, hygiene, and removing of hair using a depilatory cream. Pilonidal cysts tend to reoccur, so home remedies may, or may not be effective in long-term treatment. Don't pick at the cyst, that's how it can become infected.


Use garlic. Garlic can be used as a home remedy in treating cysts. Garlic can be a natural antiseptic. Make a garlic paste. Apply the garlic to the cyst, then cover with gauze. Keep it on there for about 10 minutes. Get more garlic into your diet as well. Garlic can kill infections, bacteria, and protected the skin from diseases and infection.


Use Aloe vera. Aloe vera can treat and heal the skin naturally Applying Aloe vera to the cyst a few times a day can help remove it from the skin. Aloe vera has antibiotic effects. Aloe vera is commonly used to treat wounds, cuts and skin infections.


Use turmeric. Turmeric should remove the cyst. Turmeric can also be used as a natural antibiotic and heals the skin very effectively. Turmeric is a Indian spice. However, its strong effects on the skin provide immediate success. Turmeric can heal and treat just about any skin condition there is. It should be made into a paste, by applying just enough water to make it thick. Don't make it too watery, otherwise it will drip onto your clothes and cause permanent stains. Apply turmeric paste to the cyst, and cover with gauze. Within a day it should shrink the cysts size, and possibly remove the entire cyst in a few days. Also take turmeric capsules. Turmeric will help treat skin infections and help prevent the cyst from reoccurring.


Clean the cysts daily. Clean the cyst with an antibacterial soup. Maintain a good diet and drink a lot of water as well. Eating foods containing a good source of vitamins and minerals can help reduce cysts and prevent them from reoccurring. If symptoms don't improve within a few weeks, you'll need to see a doctor. Especially if the cyst becomes infected.