Herpes results from infection with the herpes simplex virus (HSV). It causes sores or blisters in or around the mouth or genitals. Symptoms include fever, headache, body aches, swollen lymph nodes, painful urination, eye infection, itching, burning, or tingling around the mouth, lips, or tongue.
While there is no cure for herpes, there are different ways to reduce outbreaks and minimize symptoms. Pro: Anti-viral medications like acyclovir will assist with relieving symptoms and prevent virus from multiplying. Con: it will not cure herpes. The pro for home remedies is it can alleviate discomfort; the con is they can help relieve the symptoms but won’t help herpes go away. The pro for herbs/supplements is they can assist with minimizing outbreaks and sooth discomfort; the con is they can help relieve the symptoms but won’t help herpes go away.
Holistic protocol to assist with restoring wellness regarding herpes.
Do eat: Whole foods; fruit, veggies and whole grains (especially millet) Seaweeds like kombu, dulse, arame and hijiki, Shiitake mushrooms, all mushrooms really (https://amzn.to/43uM9qk), Gar
Do not eat: Sugar, particularly high fructose corn syrup, White rice, white flour, Deep fried foods, Processed meats, Chocolate, Peanuts (including peanut butter)
Do not drink: Coffee (including decaf), Alcohol, Soft Drinks
The is no set duration; this is a lifestyle change.
Do not get discouraged if you fall off, accept it and move forward on the journey!