Are you also one of the persons that during the winter have a problem with herpes on the mouth? It is a contagious disease caused by a virus for which there is no reliable drug, but that can be prevented and controlled by following the rules of healthy eating and living. Here’s what to do to avoid the nasty viral bubbles and sores on the face.
Oral herpes is a contagious disease caused by the herpes simplex virus type 1, which is usually associated with infection of the lips, mouth and face. Unlike genital herpes virus that causes type 2, which is transmitted by sexual contact, this type of herpes, you can get through kissing, eating food or drink contaminated with plates and glasses, or if you were near by infected person who is coughing…
The presence of virus in the body is not a manifestation of his skin. Some statistics show that most people until 20 years of age infected with oral herpes and that the virus remains dormant in the body after an active infection.
The virus is active again in the form of scabs on the face and lips, and in the form of white bubbles only 20 to 40 percent of people, and to those who suffer from a weakened immune system, hormonal imbalance or extreme emotional stress.
Some applied on the face of the lining of the aloe vera, buckwheat porridge and baking soda to ‘cure’ oral herpes, but the truth is – this virus has no cure.
Recipes from grandma’s notebook will help to disinfect wounds and prevent their spread: eg. divide one clove garlic and cover the infected area, hold it a minute worn on the wound, and repeat the process several times a day.
Only a strong immune system may hamper the symptoms of the infection and prevent the frequent return of sores on his face.
Three tips to boost immunity
- Freshly squeezed juice from fruits and vegetables is an excellent source of antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals that will strengthen the entire body. Eat more raw seasonal foods rich in nutrients, and avoid industrially processed foods, refined sugar, large quantities of salt, as well as excessive consumption of the alcohol.
Do not forget to exercise during the winter months. Even if the cold weather prevents your favorite sports activities such as running outside or riding a bicycle, it does not mean that we should become lazy. The body will strengthen and brisk walking (three to four times per half-hour), a body definitely provide a sufficient amount of sleep.
Avoid stress as much as it is in your power – take a little time each day just for yourself, you are going to spend in your favorite activities for relaxation, such as meditation or reading your favorite book. Make it easy and natural preparations for strengthening the immune system such as stroke herb Echinacea, Grape seed or propolis.
Prevent the spread of herpes
Herpes sores on the face are extremely contagious, so avoid touching this place bare hands, placing the contact lens in the eye after touching the sores, and love other people – especially children and the elderly with weakened immune system, as doing so will endanger their health.
Do not share your plates, glasses and cutlery during acute infection, so as not to transfer the virus to her household. The same goes for towels. After use sterilize items with hot water and suitable detergent.
Here are some home remedies for herpes treatment
Dip a cotton swab in a mixture of vinegar and water (in equal amounts) and apply it to the bubbles every ten minutes. Repeat this three to four times in one day. Significantly, you will speed up your recovery with this natural remedy for fever blister.
How to get rid of herpes on the lip with the help of local honey and garlic
Three cloves of garlic and finely grate the then mix with 1oo grams, domestic-natural honey. If it is done gently continually brush herpes on his lip and blend thoroughly to penetrate all the infected parts.
Oil pumpkin against herpes
For herpes labialis is very well proven and pumpkin oil, which today can easily be found in nearly all plant pharmacies. It is necessary that infected parts of fairing lip 4 times a day.
Propolis drops – proven remedy
Daily drink propolis drops for the sake of lifting immunity, but with a slight oil solution of propolis can and coated herpes on the lip .
1 tablespoon of flour from buckwheat pour with two small cups of boiling water (it is necessary to briefly boil), remove from the stove leave at least a half an hour to cool and later apply gently on herpes.
Aloe vera against herpes
Take bigger aloin leaf and cut a half . Before going to bed apply on the inffected place, fasten with an elastic bandage as leave it overnight.
Pour a small teaspoon of mint within a 300 ml of boiling water and cook covered for no longer than 15 minutes. Remove from the heat but still covered for leave to stand for about 30 minutes. Now, good strain and coat oral herpes. This natural remedy, it is preferable to drink the grandmother’s tea.
Sodium bicarbonate against herpes
A small teaspoon of baking soda mix with the same amount of salt and add water to them. When the mixture becomes thick like a more fluid cream (sour cream), then apply on infected place 3 times a day .
Homemade herpes cream – Recipe
Folk recipes for the treatment of viral infections have really a lot, and we and that we can not all write in one article. What we drew attention to the recipe of our regular readers Milena R. to us and sent the aforementioned recipe, and it is because of this opportunity to thank .
For this recipe, you need the plant Melissa officinalis – Lemon Balm – dried, put in a small pot and pour with good quality olive oil (or almond oil). All together warm up for five to max. ten minutes, but do not boil. Now all remove from heat and allow to cool slightly. The resulting cream against herpes will be even better and more effective if you add into it, a small piece of beeswax. Now altogether pour in a proper box and it is best to keep it in the fridge .
While treating herpes with this homemade cream, it is recommended to drink tea from licorice. If you are at a very common infection and natural remedies do not help, be sure to consult to consult your doctor .