6 Amazing Natural Cures for Herpes Simplex 2

herpes simplex 2Herpes is a viral condition which can attack any adult and small boil like eruptions form on the skin which are very painful and cause a lot of discomfort. Herpes can be caused by skin contact and normally attacks the area around the ears, mouth and the genital area.

Though there are no medicinal remedies for this condition, there are many natural cures which can be used to give the patient relief from the soreness and pain. These 6 amazing natural cures and remedies will expedite the recovery of the patient and at the same time bring a lot of relief to her.

Natural Cure For Herpes Simplex 2

Black Tea Bags

Tea has an anti-inflammatory and anti–viral quality which brings relief to the soreness of the herpes and also cools the affected area .

tea bags

Tea bags of Earl Tea or Darjeeling tea should be put into the refrigerator for half to one hour and then the cooled bags should be dabbed on to the sores. This can be done two to three times in a day.


Ice or frozen peas packets can be also dabbed on the sores to bring some relief to the sores. This will cool the blisters and also the temperature will dry the blisters faster thus expediting the recovery .One can do this two to three times in a day provided the patient can bear the cold of the ice. The ice should be wrapped in a napkin and not placed on the skin directly. Also the vegetable pack must be covered with a fine soft fabric.

 Aloe Vera 

Aloe Vera

The aloe vera plant has medicinal properties as well as cooling properties. The jelly which oozes out of the cut leaf of the aloe vera should be applied on the sores like a thin film. This not only cools the blisters but also helps in drying up the sores and the medicinal properties of the jelly helps as an antiseptic.

 Baking Soda 

This common kitchen product can work wonders to bring relief to the agony and soreness of the herpes .The best way to use it is to make a very thin paste by adding water to the baking soda. Dab cotton wool into the paste and dab the cotton on the affected area very lightly. Do not rub. This can be done three to four times a day and this helps in drying up the sores thus making the boils dry up and fall off.

Manuka Honey 

manuka honey

This honey is mostly found in New Zealand and it has tremendous medicinal properties. It should be applied on the blisters thinly since it is sticky and it will help in drying up the blisters and ultimately the blisters will fall out. The antiseptic qualities of the honey also help in avoiding the herpes from spreading to other parts of the body.

 Epsom Salt Bath 

The Epsom salts contain magnesium sulfate which is also very effective in bringing relief to the herpes. One should have a bath twice a day with water in which the salts are put. This not only brings relief to the soreness but it also disinfects the body thus making the patient safe from further infection.

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