Lemon balm (Melissa officinalis), a member of the mint family, is considered a calming herb. It will grow in natural wasteland at a range of different elevations and environmental conditions. There was a big crackdown by the FDA on STD products back in May and a lot of products are no longer available. John’s Wort to create a stronger healing salve. I think it is good for stress relief, which is what causes most of our outbreaks anyway. The maximum inhibiting effect (60%) was obtained with 0.5 mg mL−1. I read countless reviews & decided I would purchase 2 of them.
These results were especially promising, since lemon balm, unlike more conventional pharmaceutical treatments, is unlikely to produce a resistant strain of the virus. The exceptions are the common food items — onions, parsley, and cayenne — when consumed in natural form and conventional amounts. The active ingredient may also help relieve the pain and burning. The active ingredients in Neosporin ointments are primarily antibiotics. The leaves are similar in shape to mint leaves, and come from the same plant family. The rosmarinic acid found in the volatile oils also demonstrate anti-viral properties that have shown to be of particular use against the herpes simplex virus. Well although Neosporin ointment is usually recommended for healing minor cuts and infections, we found it can sometimes help get the scab stage annoying moving a little quicker if applied toward the end of an outbreak.
The usual dosage for a cup of herbal tea is 1 tablespoon per one cup (coffee cup) of water. Zovirax is specifically antiviral and targets the cells that are affected by the Herpes simplex virus, it does this by limiting their ability to replicate and therefore helping to stop the infection sooner than it would without treatment. By doing this Zovirax can help to shorten the duration of the symptoms, and may also help with the pain as well. After a few days they scab. It is also available in tablets, which is generally more effective.