Herpes simplex infection – herbal remedies

Herpes simplex is a division of a cluster of other herpes viruses that causes infections in the mouth, genitals, skin, face, the buttocks and the anal area. HSV1 and HSV2 is also known as human herpes simplex virus and are the members of the herpes virus family. Both these virus are omnipresent and infectious.

While the HSV1 are usually associated with the face mouth and lips infections, and are also responsible for fever blisters and cold sores, HSV2 is usually related with infectivity of the sex organs and is largely responsible for the cause of genital herpes. Both these types of virus can cause excessively painful infections in the human beings. There are varied herbal remedies that can prevent herpes simplex infections. Some of the effective herbal cures for herpes simplex infections are given below:

Echinacea: Echinacea, also known as Astragalus is found widespread in Asia and also in the temperate climates of Asia and North America. Astralagus is budding for the genital herpes herbal treatment. Echinacea is commonly used in Chinese medicine and if consumed on a regular basis can prevent simplex herpes infections. Various Chinese studies reveal that Echinacea is not only efficient as a genital herpes herbal oppressive medicine but is also successful as a genital herpes herbal treatment.

Siberian ginseng: Siberian ginseng also called eleuthero has been in vogue for centuries in the Eastern nations. Though this herb was traditionally used to prevent cold and flu, this herb is presently used for the treatment of simplex herpes infections. Siberian ginseng is useful in lessening the severity, frequency and the lengths of the outbreaks of genital herpes.

Licorice Root: Licorice root is primarily found in Adrena and as it is an anti-viral herb, it is used for keeping the viruses at bay. Licorice root is used for the deterrence and the cure of simplex herpes. This herb helps in the shingle and the herpes virus within a year’s time with no side-effects or further viral infection. It is widely believed that glycyrrhetinic acid, an active ingredient of licorice root helps in the prevention and treatment of herpes symptoms.