About 90% of people have suffered from herpes at one point of their life. This is according to the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention.
Herpes,Â oral herpes, genital herpes, neonatal herpes, and herpes of the eye, just to mention a few, Â is a viral disease caused by herpes simplex virus. The most basic symptoms of herpes are itching, pain during urination, and blistering sores on the genitals or the in the mouth.
Terri Warren, the author of “The Good News about the Bad News: Herpes, Everything You Need to Know“Â notes that genital herpes is one of the most misunderstood ailments. While this is true, the good news is that herpes is manageable. All you need is apple cider vinegar for herpes.
Apple cider vinegar
So what is this magic remedy? Apple cider vinegar (ACV) is a pale to medium amber color vinegar made from apple or cider and has a sour taste. ACV is praised for curing anything as from warts to flu. Some health experts feel that adding some ACV to your life have numerous health benefits.
Managing herpes with ACV
While some cases of herpes, such as herpes on your lips, go away by themselves, may be after a week, ACV can help speed up things.
You can do you body as well as your personality a great favor by forming a habit of drinking a quarter of a cup of organic ACV on a daily basis. In your system, ACV will help the system flush out mucous and phlegm. This in turns discourages the herpes virus activities in your body and help protect sinus and cold infections. Additionally, it protects your arteries and veins from build up of plaque and maintains a healthy body. Also, applying ACV with a ball of wool or washcloth will help you heal faster.
ACV taking tips
If you are taking ACV, avoid drinking it straight, since it is acidic and can corrode your esophagus and tooth enamel. Carol Johnston, a director, and professor, Arizona State University advises you not to take a lot of ACV and for 1 to two tablespoons, dilute with a big glass of water.