Herbal Treatment For Herpes Simplex 2

Herbal Treatment For Herpes Simplex 2

Most people who have been diagnosed with the Herpes Simplex Virus 2 (HSV-2) will begin a regimen with oral anti-viral medications.

Oral anti viral medication may take weeks or even longer to begin provide relief for the herpes sufferer.

Anyone who has had a genital herpes breakout, understand that patiently waiting for weeks or even months for relief is not an option.

A topical preparation can help to soothe or even minimize the outbreak. Prescription anti viral creams and other topical preparations are available, but may be very costly.

There are many compounds known to be toxic to the Herpes Simplex Virus.

One such compound that has shown to be of value to the herpes sufferer is aloe vera, especially in cream form.

Using the amino acid L-lysine can minimize and possibly prevent outbreaks from occurring.

Herbal herpes treatment and  remedies such as Echinacea, Olive Leaf extract, Goldenseal and Grape seed extract can be used orally, or topically, applied as a cream.

Other natural herpes treatment products include  Melissa, zinc (in cream form), adenosine monophosphate, astragalus, bee propolis, cat's claw, elderberry, rhubarb, eleutherococcus, kelp, sage, sandalwood, tea tree oil, witch hazel.

Many essential oils have anti viral properties but should be diluted or added to a cream before applied to the cold sores, or genital area.

Herpes treatment also comes in the form of improved healthy lifestyle changes and proper diets. Supplementation to build a healthy immune system, along with mental/emotional practices such as meditation or other stress relief practices can go a long way in lessening the frequency and severity of an outbreak.

There are such a wide variety of measures that can be taken to grasp that immediate relief and they may only be a few steps away to your medicine cabinet or even your kitchen cabinets or refrigerator.

Herbal treatments for herpes simplex 2 can be a very helpful and useful tool in your multi pronged approach to the herpes management.

A variety of herbs have shown promise to bring relief to those suffering with a genital herpes outbreak.
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