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Sebaceous Cyst


About

A growth on the skin that consists of oil and proteins is known as a Sebaceous Cyst. They most commonly appear on the scalp, back, or face.

Notes


  • Acne drugs derived from Vitamin A are often prescribed and have side effects.
  • If it becomes infected or inflamed draining by surgery might be suggested.
  • Take acidophilus if you are taking an antibiotic
Helpful nutrients for this condition.


Primrose oil
Importance: High
Comments: Promotes healing in the skin.

Vitamin B complex
Importance: High
Comments: Eases stress. Fights aging. Promotes healthy skin.

Vitamin B12
Importance: High
Comments: Eases stress. Fights aging. Promotes healthy skin.

Vitamin A
Importance: High
Comments: Promotes healing. Helps in formation of new skin tissue.

Beta carotene
Importance: High
Comments: Helps the body produce vitamin A when needed.

Garlic
Importance: Moderate
Comments: Helps fight infection.

Kelp
Importance: Moderate
Comments: Provides needed minerals. Promotes healthy skin tone.

Zinc
Importance: Moderate
Comments: Helps with reconstruction of tissues. Boosts immune system. Zinc gluconate lozenges or OptiZinc are recommended.


Helpful herbs and supplements for this condition.


Aloe vera
Type: External
Purposes: Apply to affective area.

Red Clover and Burdock root
Type: Internal
Purposes: Cleans the blood.

Goldenseal or tea tree oil
Type: External
Purposes: Kills infection topically.

Milk thistle
Type: Internal
Purposes: Cleans the blood.

Witch Hazel
Type: External
Purposes: Soaks up oils when applied to the skin.

Advice


  • Do not eat fried foods, caffeine, chocolate, dairy products, alcohol, fat, fish, eggs, sugar, salt, and meat.
  • Fasting is recommended.
  • To get rid of oil on the skin wash your hands in hot water.
  • Use warm compresses many times a day.