Herpes is a virus that is spread through contact with an infected person ( by kissing, using the same utensils to eat or use other personal items). Herpes type 1 is compared with infections of the mouth, lips and face in general. Herpes type 2 is a sexually transmitted disease and is manifested by sores in genital areas.
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The virus can be transmitted even when wounds and symptoms are not visible. Herpes can sometimes be accompanied by fever and inflammation of the lymph nodes. After the initial eruption, the virus withdraws into the nervous system.
It can be reactivated due to stress, weak immune system, certain foods or hormonal changes. In this article you will read about homemade treatments that will help you to treat mouth herpes or oral herpes.
Homemade Treatments to Remove Mouth Herpes in 1 day
- Ice – helps to reduce pain and discomfort caused by herpes eruption. Put ice in a towel. Keep the ice on the affected zone for 10 minutes. Repeat this process several times per day and you will notice great results.
- Apple vinegar – reduce the severity of herpes eruption due to its disinfectant, astringent and anti-inflammatory proprieties. Soak a cotton pad in apple vinegar and apply it 3-4 times per day on the affected areas. You can also 1 tablespoon of apple vinegar in 1 cup of water and drink it. Again, the results will be very effective.
- Garlic –Garlic has anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory properties that help to combat the eruption of herpes. Furthermore, certain components that are found in garlic have antiviral proprieties. Apply garlic on the affected area and leave it to action 10-15 minutes. Repeat this process 2-3 times per day. You can also apply garlic oil. To prepare garlic oil, boils some cloves of garlic in olive oil, until become brown. Stir the oil and use it as a natural treatment.[/expand]