Vanilla extract

A good remedy for treatment of herpes is an extract of vanilla. It helps to slow the spread of the virus and to remove the resulting sores. Saturate a cotton ball with pure vanilla extract and apply it on the sore spot for about 2-3 minutes. Repeat this process 4 times a day.

A compress of milk

Relieve pain from herpes and speed up healing using the compress of milk. Milk contains in its structure protein is immunoglobulin, which is antibody. It helps fight viruses that cause herpes. Milk also includes amino acids which help speed up getting rid of herpes. This remedy is especially efficient if herpes already grown. Saturate a cotton swab or cotton ball with milk and apply it directly on the herpes. Hold the compress for several minutes. Milk thus may be both cold and warmed up to room temperature. After the procedure, rinse the cold sores with clean water and lubricate it with vaseline.

Licorice root

One of the best means of dealing with herpes and other such diseases is licorice root. This plant has antiviral and anti-inflammatory properties. It contains glycerin acid, which effectively stops the development of viral cells. Mix ½ tablespoon of licorice powder with the same amount of clean water. Should get the consistency of the cream. If necessary, add water. Instead of water you can use a teaspoon of vaseline and add it if necessary. Apply the prepared paste on the entire surface of the cold sores, use a cotton swab. Do not rinse it for a few hours.

Hydrogen peroxide

Treat cold sores using hydrogen peroxide. The use of this tool can be quite unpleasant, but it causes much less pain than many other drugs. Hydrogen peroxide has disinfecting properties. It helps to reduce pain from herpes, and keep it clean, which accelerates healing. Moisten a cotton pad with a small amount of hydrogen peroxide and apply it to the affected area. Most likely, you will experience some tingling. Try to hold the tampon at least a few seconds.


You can also use some medicines that help fight viruses that cause herpes. Such drugs include: "Acyclovir", "Famciclovir", "Groprinosin", "Valacyclovir", etc. Almost all such drugs are dispensed by prescription.