The Eclectic Physician
Natural Health Care
by Beth Burch N.D.
Any lump found in your breasts should be evaluated by your health care
provider. Most breasts lumps are benign, some are fluid filled cysts, while
other are solid masses, called fibroadenomas. Some breast lumps can be
cancerous. Examination, aspiration of the fluid from a cyst, mammogram
and ultrasound can determine the nature of the lump. If a breast lump is
cancerous, the sooner it is diagnosed and treated the better the outcome.
Breast cysts are related to several things. First, hormonal imbalance,
second, excess stress, thirdly, poor circulation and fourth, poor elimination.
Natural treatment addresses these related problems to help reduce the formation
of cysts. A whole foods diet with elimination of meat and dairy foods containing
estrogen, the elimination of caffeine and all methyoxanthine containing
compounds including colas and chocolate, supplements of vitamins and minerals,
especially Vitamin E, and
stress reduction techniques will all help.
To correct hormonal imbalance-
helps to normalize
hormonal production and ovulation through its effects on the pituitary
Dosage- Liquid extract- 1/2 teaspoon each morning
Dry herb in capsules- 500 mg each morning
Standardized extract-225 milligrams of an extract standardized for
0.5 percent agnusides
To improve elimination-
a very good
nutritive herb with high levels of vitamins and minerals. Dandelion improves
liver function, helping to metabolize hormones.
Dosage-Liquid extract- 1 teaspoon three times a day
Dry herb in capsules- 1000 mg three times a day
Other herbs- Milk Thistle,
Burdock, Artichoke, Yellow Dock, Goldenseal
To improve circulation-
Stimulates the circulatory and lymphatic systems.
Liquid extract- 1/2 teaspoon three times a day
Dried herb in capsules- 500 mg three times a day
Other herbs-Ocotillo, Cayenne, Ginger,Witch
* The information presented in this web site is intended to inform and educate.
It is not intended replace a qualified medical practitioner to diagnose or treat medical conditions.