What is Gartner’s Cysts?- Causes, Symptoms, Tips and Treatment


Healthy Woman does not mean that you have to measure your waistline and have a slim body. Just like physical and mental health, it’s important to maintain the good health of our genitals.  It is necessary for every woman to take care of their vaginal health but most of the time they feel embarrassed especially in India wherein some of the areas it’s still considered Taboo. There are many vaginal problems that most of the women tend to ignore affecting their sexual life and also causing many other complications. One of these problems which causes a bad effect on the Vagina is Gartner’s cyst and through this article, we are going to throw light on the cyst and how you can manage it through herbal medicine.


A vaginal cyst is very commonly noted where the air, pus, or fluid gets accumulated under the lining of Vagina. There are many types of vaginal cyst which are caused due to delivery of the baby or formation of tumor which can be both benign and cancerous. Bartholin cyst is one of them which causes discomfort and other problems.

Firstly we need to know about the Gartner duct which is also known as the Wolffian duct is present on the anterolateral vaginal wall and it being on the posterior side is very rare. It is a remnant organ of the female pelvis which is developed during the embryonic stage. In Gartner’s cyst is a benign growth where the fluid starts to get accumulated into the gland resulting in inflammation and irritation. If it’s left untreated it might become infected leading to the formation of an abscess. The incidence of occurring cyst on the vaginal wall is 12.5%.  Females who are sexually active and young are more prone to develop cysts.


Common signs and symptoms that are seen in Gartner’s cyst are

  • Mass or lump-like structure can be seen on either one or both sides of the opening of the vagina which is mostly painless.
  • The uncomfortable feeling while sitting and walking
  • Difficulty in inserting tampon
  • Bladder dysfunction

If the fluid gets infected then you might notice some symptoms like

  • High fever with chills.
  • Drainage of fluid from the cyst.
  • Dyspareunia which means painful sensation while performing sexual intercourse.
  • Complication:- If not treated properly it might lead to the formation of abscess along with bleeding. If the infection enters the body through blood then it can lead to life-threatening situation causing septicemia.
Gartner’s Cysts


The main reason for the cyst is not known. There are some of the reasons that can lead to cyst formation are some injury caused to the vaginal wall during the birth of a child or during sexual intercourse. Other reasons can be a proliferation of cells present in the duct leading to a benign growth of the gland and other complications. Some of the common reasons can be that it is a congenital cyst meaning abnormality present during development.


There are some clinical investigations that will help in diagnosis

  • Physical examination after the permission of the patient and carefully examine the vagina to look for abnormal growth.
  • Medical history of the patient to about any STD.
  • Examination of the pelvic area
  • Biopsy of tissue present in the cyst to confirm the type of growth.


Modern science method to treat the cyst is the removal of the gland which can lead to further complications in some cases. This might also result in other life-long problems and this could affect the lives of women sometimes leading to depression.

According to Ayurveda Vaginal cyst is considered as “ Yonikanda” which is referred to as abnormal growth on the vaginal wall. Yonikanda has four different types of Vataja” which is responsible for dryness, “Pittaja” which causes redness, fever, and burning sensation, “Kapaja” has itching and “Sannipataja” is a combination of all the Dosha.  Ayurveda gives treatment on the bases of their violated Dosha because according to Ayurveda we all are made up of three unique elements (Dosha) called Vata, Pitta, and Kapha. Through herbal formulation, one can get rid of any kind of vaginal cyst by removing the root cause of the disease.


Planet Ayurveda provides 100 percent pure herbal formulations that help in treating Gartner’s cyst.  Every herbal medicine is formed under the supervision of an MD Ayurvedic Doctor and each of them is clinically tested. They all are free from additives, preservatives and chemicals which makes it safe to use and free from side effects. Here is an herbal remedy provided by Planet Ayurveda

  1. Female health support
  2. Kanchnaar guggul
  3. Pitta balance
  4. Femo plan syrup
  5. Pradarantak churna
Gartner’s Cysts


1. Female Health Support

It is formed of excellent herbs like Ashoka(Saraca indica), Lodhra (Symplocos racemosa) and Shatavari (Asparagus racemosus). All these are some of the best herbs for any disease related to the vagina and helps in balancing the hormonal levels. It is also very effective in treating ailments like leucorrhea or heavy menstruation.

Dosage:- Two capsules twice daily with water after meals

2. Kachnaar Guggul

It is one of the best herbs made from a tree called Kachnaar which helps in reducing any kind of swelling. Kachnaar Guggul is very effective in Blockage occurring in any kind of gland and due to its antimicrobial property, it makes it very useful in any kind of infection especially related to the urinary tract helps to reduce the swelling seen in the cyst. It also helps in detoxifying the body and stopping any kind of abnormal growth.

Dosage:- Two tablets twice daily with water after meals.

3. Pitta Balance

It contains herbal extract of Parval Pishti (Coral compound), Akik Pishti (Agate compound), Jawar Mohar Pishti (Compund) etc. It helps in balancing the Pitta which is also one of the causes of a cyst. It helps in removing the accumulated fluid and other ailments like burning sensation and infection. Overall it is one of the best herbal formulations for Gartner’s cyst.

Dosage:- One capsule once or twice daily with water.

4. Femo Plan Syrup

This is the herbal combination of Bilva (Aegle marmelos), Agnimantha (Premna serratifolia), Gambhari (Gmelina arborea), Patha (Cissampelos pareria) and many more. It is one of the best herbal formulations which helps in maintaining the female hormones and gives support to the female reproductive system. It is very useful in treating diseases related to genital areas. Due to its anti-inflammatory property, it is very useful in reducing the size of the cyst and removing the related ailments like abdominal pain or painful urination.

Dosage:– Two teaspoons twice daily with water as prescribed by a physician.

5. Pradharantak Churna

It is made from herbs called Ashok (Saraca indica), Arjuna (Terminalia arjuna), Udumbur (Ficus glomerata) and Lodhra (Symplocos racemosa). Combining the entire herbs it’s proven to be effective in treating ailments like excessive bleeding or leucorrhea.  It is very useful in reducing any kind of abnormal growth seen in the genital area and also uterine fibroid. Also very helpful in ailments like irritation, itching, and pain.

Dosage:- One teaspoonful daily with water as prescribed by a physician.

Tips to take care of the Vagina

  • Use lukewarm water to wash the area                 
  • Undergarments should be washed every third day.
  • Wear underwear that is 100 percent pure cotton.
  • Try to use soft tissue paper in the toilet.
  • Use sanitary pads of good quality and avoid using normal cotton clothes as sanitary pads.
  • Do not scratch the vaginal area with nails as it may cause infection.
  • Use hygiene products that are specially made for vaginal health.
  • Avoid products like feminine spray, bubble bath, powder, etc which can cause irritation.


Above discussed are the information about Gartner’s cyst which can cause many issues and it is necessary for every woman to maintain the health of their genital area and there is nothing to be embarrassed about. Modern treatment only provides surgical methods whereas Ayurveda provides herbal medicine which will remove the root cause without any surgery. Planet Ayurveda provides herbal remedies as mentioned above for removing the cyst naturally and making them stop growing.

Contact my assistant to provide you the costing / ordering and delivery information at – costing.planetayurveda@gmail.com or call at +91-172-5214030 Or Check Website – www.PlanetAyurveda.com

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Dr. Vikram Chauhan (MD - Ayurveda) is a Globally Renowned Ayurveda Physician with Expertise of more than 25 Years. He is the CEO & Founder of Planet Ayurveda Private Limited, a leading Ayurveda Brand, Manufacturing, and Export Company with a Chain of Clinics and Branches in the US, Europe, Africa, Southeast Asia, India, and other parts of the World. He is also an Ayurveda Author who has written Books on Ayurveda, translated into Many European Languages. One of his Books is "Ayurveda – God’s Manual for Healing". He is on a Mission to Spread Ayurveda All Over the Planet through all the Possible Mediums. With his Vast Experience in Herbs and their Applied Uses, he is successfully treating Numerous Patients suffering from Various Ailments with the help of the Purest Herbal Supplements, Diet, and Lifestyle, according to the Principles of Ayurveda. For More Details, visit www.PlanetAyurveda.com