Remedies against Herpes simplex


"Antiviral Potential of Selected Indian Medicinal (Ayurvedic) Plants Against Herpes Simplex Virus 1 and 2". NORTH AMERICAN J OF MEDICAL SCIENCES 2012 Dec; 4(12): 641–647.

"Five extracts, Punica granatum aqueous extract (PGAE), peals powder (PGPP), freeze-dried powder (PGFP), Ocimum sanctum methanol extract (OSME), and Azadirachta indica leaves powder (AZLP) demonstrated favorable activity in primary screening."

"All the three Punica grantum extracts showed a dose-dependent response against both HSV-1 and HSV-2 along with OSME. ... OSME and PGPP showed identical antiviral activity. AZLP failed to exhibit any significant antiviral activity ... . ... Other plants mentioned in texts of Ayurveda were shown to have anti-HSV activity. Acetone, ethanol, and methanol extracts of Phyllanthus urinaria Linn. inhibited HSV-2 infection by disturbing the early stage of virus infection and by diminishing the virus infectivity.[32] Another Indian medicinal plant extract Swertia chirata inhibited HSV-1 viral dissemination.[33] Putranjivain A, isolate of Euphorbia jolkini Bioss, inhibited both the virus entry and late stage replication of HSV-2 in-vitro.[13] Kenyan plantCarissa edulis aqueous extract exhibited efficacy against both in-vitro and in-vivomodels of HSV-1 infection.[34]"


"Genital Herpes".

"genital herpes ... may lead to serious health complications like meningitis, proctitis and also increase the risk of other sexually transmitted diseases like AIDS. Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted disease which is spread due to herpes simplex virus (HSV -2) or herpes simplex virus (HSV-1). ... Haridra (Curcuma longa), Neem (Azadirachta indica), Manjistha (Rubia cordifolia), Pitta papda (Fumaria officinalis), Chirata (Swetia chiretta) and Ghrit kumari (Aloe barbadensis) these are the herbs explained in ayurveda to manage the problem of genital herpes in a natural way."


"Bee Balm"

"Balm Mint, aka Lemon Balm, Bee Balm, and Melissa Officinalis".

The medical journal Phytomedicine reports that balm mint oil, also known as lemon balm oil, bee balm oil, and Melissa officinalis oil effectively kills the virus in genital herpes."



"rhubarb tincture worked significantly better and faster than acyclovir. "

"Inhibition Effects Of Rhubarb Ethanol Extract On Herpes Simplex Virus Infection In Vivo".

"rhubarb is as effective as ACV". (ZHONGHUA SHI YAN HE LIN CHUANG BING DU XUE ZA ZHI. 2003 Jun;17(2):169-73.)


Prunella vulgaris (healall, selfheal)

Prunella vulgaris, Opuntia streptacantha (a cactus), (licorice), Reishi (a mushroom), Melaleuca alternifolia (teatree) {as for Glycyrrhiza, do note that it is "UNSAFE when taken by mouth in large amounts for more than 4 weeks or in smaller amounts long-term. Consuming licorice daily for several weeks or longer can cause severe side effects including high blood pressure, low potassium levels, weakness, paralysis, and occasionally brain damage in otherwise healthy people." "SIDE EFFECTS"}

Andrographis paniculata, Korean Ginseng (Panax ginseng), Siberian Ginseng (Eleutherococcus senticosus), Garlic (Allium sativum)


Cimetadine, coconut

Lactobacillus acidophilus (in yoghurt);jsessionid=F0227E3229DB244A8FB7EC218C5E0BD7?query=Natural+Cure+For+Herpes+Simplex