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IN Health & Fitness ON 21 Mar, 2016
Herpes is a very common $exually transmitted disease that is caused due to the Herpes virus. Genital herpes is another form of STD that tends to be caused by two types of viruses. It results in herpes sore or blisters. There are a couple of drugs or medications available to suppress the effect of virus on the body. Such cases found in the United States (US) are about 45 million as 1 out of every 6 till the age of 14, experiences the symptoms.
After reading this article, you will get a good knowledge about the natural remedies to cure genital herpes. So next time, keep these points in mind and be careful.
Using ice packs over the herpes sores can lower down your pain. You should use it using a towel to ensure that the region doesn't get too cold.
By taking a warm bath, you can ease the irritation and discomfort of your sores. It will also help in cleaning the area. You can also Epsom salt to ease the inflammation.
Baking soda is useful for drying up the herpes sores. Use a cotton ball and dab it into baking soda and place the ball around the sores. This will relieve the pain and associated itching.
You can use olive oil as it has best anti-oxidants properties, along with it use heat beeswax and few drops of lavender oil. Let the mixture cool, dip in a cotton ball and apply to the sores.
Propolis is a kind of waxy resin formed by the bees. It contains anti-viral properties. So you can use it in a form of an ointment to provide a healing effect on sores.
There are many herbs available to treat herpes sores like lemon balm ointment, Chinese rhubarb that will surely assuage pain and itching.
Several varieties of seaweeds like- red seaweeds, Moss are known for their healing properties. Hence, you can go for them as medical supplements.
Consult doctor before consuming any supplement and try anti-viral medications that control the sore outbreaks.
Apart from the supplements, you should try meditation as it works best during herpes period. Talk to your dietitian and ask for the meal or items and the exercises to which you can restrict yourself.
You need to understand that herpes spreads through $exual contact either orally or anally. Avoid having vaginal or oral $ex with the infected person. As many people don't have visible symptoms.