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Can you really get rid of fibroids drinking blackstrap molasses?


Originally written 2011/11/18

If you’ve been reading my posts then you know my situation. I have large fibroids and I am desperately trying to get rid of them or at least shrink them using exercise and natural remedies. I’ve tried the apple cider vinegar for a couple of months and concluded it doesn’t really work per se; but I’m giving it another try just to be sure. I started drinking it again November 16th and will try to stick with it until January 16th then make a final decision about it at that time.

In the meantime I am also trying the blackstrap molasses. Today is my first day starting the blackstrap molasses trial so I am in no position to answer the question of whether or not you can get rid of fibroids drinking it. I just received my bottle of Tree of Life blackstrap molasses via UPS a short while ago. I made a cup of tea with 1 tbsp of blackstrap molasses and one tablespoon of apple cider vinegar. I have to confess it tastes utterly and completely horrid. I’m struggling to get it down. The blackstrap molasses is very strong and overpowering. You’d never know there was any apple cider vinegar in the mixture and apple cider vinegar is pretty strong by itself. The blackstrap molasses tastes downright awful; and on further research I am reading it isn’t healthy either. At least with my vinegar tea I am able to keep it sugar free and calorie free; but with the blackstrap molasses 1 tbsp contains 45 calories, 8 grams of sugar, 11 grams of carbohydrates.

If I stick with it I will only be drinking this concoction once per day; and maybe I will need to reduce the amount of molasses to half of a tablespoon. I definitely want to do more research on it because if it’s going to end up being that it does nothing to help with the fibroids, I don’t want it thwarting my efforts at getting healthier on top of being a waste.

If anyone has suggestions for more palatable ways to use this blackstrap molasses or knows anything about blackstrap molasses and if it is generally very bad for health, please share.

I will update again once I have a better idea of whether blackstrap molasses is helping in any way to shrink my fibroids.

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My name is Monica. I have fibroids. My fibroids are large enough that they have transformed my figure into something I am still trying to learn how to live with. In the meantime while I try to learn how to live with my fibroids I am also trying every possible method I can find to try to shrink them naturally because I am afraid of the idea of a hysterectomy. I lived with fibroids from 2007 - 2016. I started documenting my experiences on this blog in 2012. On March 7th 2016 I had a hysterectomy out of concern that I might have ovarian cancer. It did not turn out that I had ovarian cancer. The cancer scare forced the hysterectomy I was trying to avoid, and so, I became fibroid free as of March 7th 2016. I will try to keep this blog up and running in the hope that it will be of some use to others going through what I went through.


  1. Blackstrap molasses has shrunk my abdomen considerably, in 10 days. I’m so much more comfortable, less pressure, not urinating every 30 mins. I’m sticking with it!

  2. I hear you. I want the ACV alone to work because if I ever want to do low-carb or even low-calorie again, the molasses will F that up.

    How’s it going with your protocol?


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