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Herpes – Causes and Remedies

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Herpes is usually caused by herpes simplex virus type I. Painful vesicle, filled with liquid, can appear on the lips, or you may have painful sores in the mouth and pharynx. If you once suffered from herpes, the chances are high to come up another time. Itchy warmth announces the appearance of sores around the mouth, usually after one day.

Vesicle is then filled with liquid and forms a crust and break in about a week without any treatment. Herpes can occur in the genital area which is particularly dangerous because it can go from one partner to another, without knowing it. After you have learned to recognize the signs appearance of Herpes, here are some remedies to fight it..

Herpes remedies

– Ice applied directly to herpes, reduce inflammation and relieve pain. Using ice at the first signs to make herpes much smaller and thus it will heal faster.
– Aspirin reduces pain and according to some studies, reduces the duration of the infection that remains active in herpes, up to 50%.
– The lemon balm ointment contains substances that have proved to be inhibitory for herpes. It can be prepared in house as in the recipe below or purchased.

Balm ointment

Dried lemon balm blossoms in the small mill or an electric coffee grinder. Place four tablespoons of minced lemon balm in a pot and pour over hot butter, then mix it well until the mixture cools, then leave it for 7 to 8 hours. Then put the bowl with the mixture to simmer and expect to regain liquid, after which everything is filtered through gauze, you will obtain an ointment that you should keep in the refrigerator.

– Tea, rosemary, oak root, chamomile, plantain. Drink three cups each day of infusion of one or more plants combined.
– Frankincense, myrrh tincture directly attack the virus that causes herpes. Apply myrrh tincture on herpes with a cotton swab, many times a day.
– Eat yogurt containing live Acidophilus, studies show that bacteria Acidophilus inhibits the growth of herpes virus.
– Echinacea – Take one capsule of 300 mg of echinacea per day to strengthen your immune system and fight the virus.
– Antiviral acyclovir-cream is good to have in your medicine cabinet and when herpes appears apply at least five times a day.

Warning! The highest risk is not only unsightly benign infection, but also extremely contagious. The period of infectiousness begins from the moment the first signs of eruption (burning or itching sensation over the lip) and lasts until the blisters have already formed crust. This is because the fluid inside the vesicles contain high levels of virus. The person who shows a herpes flare can easily transmit the virus to those around, for example by touch, handshake, kiss. Furthermore, the patient must avoid injuries to reach that he can infect other parts of the body, mouth, eyes and genitals.