Amanda Dawson is a fitness coach and health writer based in Boston, MA. Her passion is to encourage others to rediscover their lifestyle and get inspired for organic living. Read her views on the use of antibacterial soaps like tea tree oil soap and more.
Herpes is a common sexually transmitted disease oft-characterized by sores or blisters around the mouth or on the genitals. All natural remedies like topical application of aloe vera gel, dried goldenseal herb powder (avoid if pregnant!), tea tree oil diluted with almond/olive oil may help. So can consuming a mix of garlic paste with honey followed by a cup of echinacea tea.
Consider installing a humidifier in your home to put moisture back into the air. Drink copious amounts of water; fill up on omega 3-rich fish, flaxseeds, leafy greens, avocados to feed your skin with vital nutrients. Skip long, hot showers; prefer to use mild cleansers (soaps with essential oils) and natural moisturizers like milk, honey, olive oil to prevent parched skin.