Genital Herpes:

 

• The infection is caused by the herpes simplex virus

• The simplex virus weakens the immune system and makes one prone to other illnesses and infections

 

Symptoms to look for:

 

• Around the genital and the rectal area one can notice:

   o Small red bumps

   o Blisters

   o Itching and pain

   o Open sores

 

Causes:

 

• It's a highly contagious condition which can spread via:

   o Kissing

   o Sharing utensils

   o Sexual contact

 

Natural home remedy using tea bag:

 

1. Take a tea bag

2. Dip it in water

3. Place it on the affected area

4. Leave it for 10 min

5. Repeat 3-4 times a day

6. Tannic acid in tea provides relief from itching

 

Natural home remedy using baking soda:

 

1. Take a damp cotton ball

2. Dip it in baking soda

3. Apply on the infected area

4. Leave it on the sore

5. This dries out the infection and relieves itching

 

Natural home remedy using aloe vera:

 

1. Remove the thorns and outer covering of aloe vera leaves

2. Extract gel from inside

3. Apply on the infected area

4. Leave it for 30 min

5. Do this 2 times a day

 

Tips:

 

• Avoid wearing tight clothes as they obstruct circulation of air in the groin area

• Wear cotton undergarments

• Avoid sexual activity when infected by the herpes simplex virus