Herpes is an infection caused by HSV (herpes simplex virus). This virus affects the external genitalia, anal region, mucosal surfaces, and skin in other parts of the body.
Herpes is a long-term condition. However, many people never have symptoms even though they are carrying the virus. Besides the unpleasant look, the herpes can be painful, and the healing very difficult one. There are a lot of medicines and ointments on the market that promise a quick relief, but the results are tedious.
Symptoms of Herpes:
Symptoms include blisters, ulcers, pain when urinating, cold sores, and vaginal discharge. Although there is no cure for herpes, it can be treated using medications and home remedies.
Here’s a natural treatment that helps you to get rid of herpes in no-time.
- 1 teaspoon of coconut oil
- 1 garlic clove
Method of preparation:
Peel the garlic and crush it well then mix it with the coconut oil until you get a homogenous paste.
Garlic acts as a natural antibiotic due to allicin content. Besides, it’s rich in calcium, phosphorus and iron. These substances help healing herpes, treat heart disease, rheumatism, diabetes and bronchitis.
On the other hand, coconut oil is rich in triglycerides, which helps to strengthen the immune system. Moreover, coconut oil is rich in lauric acid and capric acid, substances that have antiviral, antimicrobial and antifungal properties.
How to use this treatment:
Apply a thin layer of this paste over the affected area, and if it stings this means that the remedy is doing its effect. Let it act for 5 minutes then wash it with cold water. It’s recommended to apply it 5 times during 12 hours