Herpes is caused by the herpes virus. The first symptoms include painful mouth ulcers and it usually appears after people are run down. Herpes starts with a tingling and itches around the lips and nostrils, then small blister appears which then break, weep, crust over and disappear.
If you touch or scratch it you can spread it or cause a bacterial infection. It is very contagious which is why you should be careful in order not to spread it to other parts of your body or to other people.
How to treat herpes:
Usually, the herpes is a result of physical or mental stress. This includes anxiety about a new job, wedding or other special events. Stress affects the hormones, the pH balance in the body, as well as the immune system. Often, colds and flu can also cause herpes.
Here’s a recipe of a natural remedy that will help you treat herpes faster, especially if you have an important event upcoming.
-2 parts Echinacea
-2 parts cleavers
-1 part poke root
-1 part oats
All you need to do is mix these ingredients and use them to make tea. Just take 1 teaspoon of the mix and add one cup of boiling water. Let it stay for 10-15 minutes and then strain it and drink it. Consume one cup of this tea two times a day.
You can also externally apply a lotion of Echinacea (with or without myrrh), lavender oil, calendula tincture and goldenseal tincture.
You can also try applying hot tea bags on the herpes. Keep it for several minutes and repeat the process after an hour.
Usually, when herpes appears, it means that the immune system is weaker and there are a lot of things that you can do to boost your immune system and clean the body from toxins.
To maintain your good health and prevent gaining unnecessary fat deposits, you have to take care of your nutrition. You can find more than 350 healthy recipes in this book Trim Healthy Mama Cookbook.