Natural Remedies for Herpes - Herbal Treatments that Work

 By: Nick Mutt
Herpes is the most contagious viral infection. It is a virus which lives within our body. It has affected different parts of the world. Both men and women get affected by this infection. Herpes is mainly caused by the herpes simplex viruses type 1 (HSV-1) and type 2 (HSV-2). A majority of individual suffers from minimal signs or symptoms from HSV-1 or HSV-2 infection. If in someone the signs occur it appears like blisters. It appears on or around the genitals or rectum. In some cases these blisters break and result into ulcers (sores). It takes 3 to 4 weeks to heel from the first time they occur. Then it takes weeks and months to appear the next outbreaks but this will be less severe than the first and it will be for the shorter period than the previous one.

Usually our body produces antibodies which prevent us from virus, infection and also from getting sick over the period. Generally there is no care for herpes virus but there is one way to prevent the herpes is that we should keep our immune system strong. If our immune system becomes weak then the virus will attack our body and we may suffer from herpes.

To strengthen and make our immune system strong many natural remedies are available that will prevent our body from the virus like herpes. These natural treatments will strengthen the immune system and also reduces the intensity of breakout. This will effectively cure the disease and will act as natural cures for herpes. Some of the natural remedies are -

1. Increase the intake of food which is high in vitamin C, vitamin E and zinc. It will keep our immune system strong and thus it will reduce the risk of virus attack.

2. You must restrict the intake of sugar and alcohol in large quantity. As well as smoking should also be avoided as it will depress the immune system and as a result the chances of breakouts will be increased.

3. To keep our immune systems strong make a habit to take echinacea daily. The body with strong immune system is at no risk of attack of virus. This will help our body to keep herpes outbreaks at bay.

4. Application of lemon balm over the affect ted area is very effective to shorten the duration of outbreaks as it is having the antiseptic properties and it will help in reducing the problem.
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