Herpes is said to be a very serious condition since there are viruses that can trigger this disease. Herpes has two types; Herpes Simplex 1 which is also known as HSV-1 and the other one is Herpes Simplex 2 or HSV-2.
How do these two types differ?
In Herpes Simplex 1, you can experience cold sores on your mouth or around your lips. While in herpes simplex 2, you can experience more serious symptoms as you can have cold sores in your mouth and also in your genital area. You can notice blisters which are contagious. The transmission of this disease will occur more during and after the healing stage of the blisters. Though these conditions may seem not highly harmful, it can actually cause weakening results. Such serious conditions can occur when herpes are not treated. Liver complications, brain damage and eyesight failure are just some of the conditions that can materialize if untreated. Women who have herpes simplex 2 may have a high risk for cervical cancer, if this is not treated. How to treat herpes virus?
Here is some information for you to know how to treat the herpes virus;
Echinacea – this is one of the herbal remedies that is effective in treating this condition. This herbal product is available in tincture or capsule. If you happen to buy the tincture form, you must take ¼ teaspoon of it, 3 times a day. And for capsule form, you must take 2 capsules, three times a day. Another preparation for this herb is in tea form. You have to drink 3 to 4 cups of Echinacea tea, once a day. This herb is really effective since it can reduce the susceptibility of this condition. Thus, this herb is good for you to use especially if your herpes keeps on coming back.
Aloe Vera- This herb is very common and almost everyone has used this herbal remedy whether it has been to relieve sunburn or the itch from a mosquito bite. This is also helpful in treating herpes virus. Aloe Vera gel properties work in speeding up the healing process of the sores. You just have to cut a leaf of an Aloe Vera plant and then put it in the refrigerator. You need to open up the leaf in order for you to get the gel and then apply it directly to the open sores. If you don’t have any Aloe Vera at home, aloe gels are also available in the market.