Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted disease and it is caused by a herpes simplex virus 2. This is highly contagious disease and you can pass this virus to others even when you don’t have any visible symptoms. If symptoms occur, they can range from mild soreness to painful blisters on the genitals and surrounding area. According to studies many people are suffering from this condition in United States. There are 2 types of virus which can cause genital herpes, oral herpes (HSV-1) and genital herpes (HSV-2). After the first infection herpes virus goes to sleep (stay dormant). In some people, the virus can become active again from time to time and cause further outbreaks of genital herpes which is also called recurrent outbreaks. You usually get sores near the area from where the virus gets entered in the body. The sores and blisters break open and become painful. Sometimes people don’t know that they have herpes because they dont have symptoms of herpes or very mild symptoms. The virus can be more serious with new born babies and people with weak immune system. Repeat outbreaks are common, especially during the first year, over time you get them less often and symptoms become milder. But this virus stays in your body for life time once it enters in your body. To treat genital herpes, here are 10 remedies which can give you relief in this condition.
Honey is the ideal solution to treat various kinds of problems like acne, constipation and genital herpes. Honey has an anti-microbial property which fights against skin infections. Honey has been used to treat various kinds of problems since thousands of years. To use this you just need to apply honey directly on your sores.
This is very common plant that grows in every one’s home. Aloe vera gel has soothing property which can sooth blisters and sores. You just need to cut aloe leaf in 2 parts and apply its gelled part on your affected area. If you want you can use packaged aloe vera gel which can easily found in any shop.
Tea tree oil has anti-bacterial, anti- microbial anti-viral and antiseptic properties which can cure your outbreaks. According to studies tea tree oil can cure herpes symptoms very fast than other remedies. This oil is also useful to cure itching, irritation, swelling, redness of the swelling and soothes the skin. You can directly apply this oil on your troubled part with the help of cotton ball.
One of the main components of Epsom salt is magnesium which alleviates the pain, itching, inflammation and relaxes the body. This is the perfect way to cure genital’s outbreaks. Add one or two cup of Epsom salt in a bath tub with full of warm water. Soak your affected part in the water for few minutes to open the pores and allow magnesium to enter the skin. Read more to know about the benefits of epsom salt for herpes cure.
Baking soda is very common ingredient which can be found in everyone’s home. Baking soda is known to absorbs moist from the boils and leave them dry. It also prevents the virus from spreading. Apply some baking soda on your affected part everyday with the help of cotton. If you want to know more about baking soda and herpes, click here.
Apple cider vinegar is very effective ingredient to cure herpes symptoms. It dries the sores and helps shed this fast. If you take ACV (apple cider vinegar) internally, it detoxifies your body and strengthens your immune system.
Garlic has a compound which called allicin and it is very effective against bacteria, virus and fungus. It has anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory properties which can decreases the signs of herpes. Crush a garlic clove, mix with water and drink this mixture on daily basis every morning on an empty stomach. Additionally, you can also apply crushed garlic clove on your affected area. Read more to know details about garlic and herpes.
Cornstarch has drying effect on herpes and this is tested and effective remedy to cure herpes. Cornstarch has absorbing nature which can effectively cure genital herpes outbreaks. Dry blisters are easily shed by the skin. Gently apply cornstarch on your affected area and leave this for few minutes before cleaning it.
Coconut oil is very effective oil which can cure herpes outbreaks. Coconut oil has anti-bacterial and antiviral properties and a compound which called lauric acid. This acid helps to kill the virus. Drink 2-3 tablespoon of coconut oil on a daily basis.
This is very easy and effective way to cure your outbreaks very effectively. Take few cubes of ice and place it in a clean cloth. Gently apply this on your troubled part.
These are 10 natural ways by which you can control genital herpes symptoms. All of these remedies are tested and approved and you can free mild use this to cure you condition. If you feel allergy after using any of these remedies, you should stop using and consult with your doctor.
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