Sexually Transmitted Diseases leave a big imprint of flaws on our immunity systems. All that hippy and happening night turns into a night of despair and regret when STD makes its debut. Since pleasure is undeniable, all we can do is keep ourselves in check. Since not all STDs are deadly, Herpes is one of them that is a common culprit.  If you’ve taken a Herpes test recently that turned out positive, here’s a list of 10 home remedies that can help you curb Herpes:


The benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar:

Apple cider vinegar is magic stored in a solid bottle. ACV reduces the severity of Herpes outbreaks, why, because of its antibacterial properties. It acts as a natural astringent and reduces inflammation as well.

How to use:

Take a cotton ball, dip into the cider and apply it on the affected areas for 3-4 times in a day for about 5 continuous days.


Use the enchanted Garlic:

Garlic is an organic bliss. Garlic has both anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties which makes it a natural solvent for Herpes.

How to use:

You can extract some garlic oil or buy it. Apply it on the affected area for 10-15 minutes (2 times a day) for about a week. Be informed about the burning sensation.

Crush some garlic clove and apply it on the affected area for 15 minutes, two times a day, close to a week. In case the burning sensation is becoming hard to tolerate then you can crush a garlic clove and eat it as well.


Licorice Root:

The Licorice root has an active ingredient, glycyrrhizin, which makes it a star home remedy of the list. The best thing about L’s Root is that it strengthens the immune system of the body fights the Herpes virus out of the body.

How to use:

Mix one tsp of L’s Root powder and one tsp of water, create a paste and apply it on the affected area. Continue to use the paste till the time blister is gone completely. Many creams are also available in the market which contains L’s Root as an ingredient; you can use the chemical creation as well.


The Peppermint asset:

With time, peppermint has proved itself as a valuable additive in tea, lotions, and even drinks. Peppermint does what comes naturally to it i.e. reducing the severity caused by Herpes. It creates a virucidal effect on the Herpes virus further reducing pain and inflammation caused by it.

How to use:

You can drink peppermint tea for at least three-four times a day depending on the seriousness of the virus effect.

You can also purchase peppermint essential oil, dip a cotton ball in it and apply it on the affected area for around 3-4 times a day, continuously for around 5 days. Repeat the process in case of the recurrent behavior of Herpes.


The holiness of Tea Tree oil:

Tea tree oil has continuously healed gazillions of people since ages due to its antiherpetic, pain-relieving and anti-inflammatory properties. Tea tree is naturally blessed with antiviral activity that curbs the deadly virus of Herpes.

How to use:

You can use a tea tree essential oil and mix 10 parts of it with half-ounce of vegetable oil. Dilute them and apply it to the affected area for good 20 minutes. To maximize the effect, you can add peppermint essential oil to the mixture as well.

In case you don’t have vegetable oil, dap three-four times tea tree oil to the affected area.


The mighty Aloe Vera:

Aloe Vera is a godsend natural blessing to humankind. The goodness of Aloe Vera heals the lesions caused by Herpes. It even cures Genital herpes and heals sores caused by it.

How to use:

Pluck two to three leaves of aloe vera and peel it until the gel comes out. Divide the big chunk of gel into small parts and rub it on the affected area repeatedly till the time it is healed.

You can also blend the aloe vera gel and then mix it with one part of lemon juice and make a diluted toner. Store it in a plastic bottle and then use it repeatedly for a week. Apply to the affected area for about three-four times a day for one week.


The essentials of Coconut Oil:

Coconut oil has been saving lives since mankind can remember. Be it cuts, burnt areas or any other skin ailment, coconut oil is always there for the rescue. The best constituent of coconut oil is a lauric acid which converts into monolaurin also a monoglyceride which is known for its antibacterial properties. For those who aren’t aware, lauric acid is capable of killing the Herpes virus.

How to use:

You can apply the coconut oil directly on the affected area for about two to three times a day continuously for an entire week.

More, you can drink organic virgin coconut oil (10 to 30 ounces) daily to get results faster.


Lemon for pain:

The benefits of lemon are a no-brainer. Lemon reduces pain and also decreases the intensity of Herpes outbreaks. It’s antiviral and antibacterial effects acts as a natural pain reliever for even severe Herpes as well.

How to use:

You can mix one part of lemon with warm water and drink it every morning and at day end. This will have plenty of positive effects on your body.

You can create your own lemon balm and apply it on the affected area for two to three times a day for continuous 7 days.

Herpes can be avoided if the right precautions are taken. Since precaution is better than cure, anyone with active sexual life should have sporadic STDs tests. Stay healthy and stay informed.