Herpes simplex viruses (HSV) includes two types: 1) HSV1 which is the typical for upper part of the body and produces herpes labialis, gingivostomatitis and keratojunctivitis and tends to linger dormant in trigeminal ganglion and 2) HSV2 which generally affects lower part of the body and creates genital lesions and it has a tendency to stay latent in sacral ganglion.
Homeopathy is a type of alternative medicine that was introduced by Samuel Hahnemann in 1796. Homeopathy follows the principle of similarity. Therefore, substances that can provoke certain symptoms in healthy person can also serve as medicine to ill person that has the same symptoms. Homeopathic remedies stimulate artificial disease in person and the body reacts in the way that it resists artificial and natural disease equally. Homeopathic medicine induces vitality and strengthens the immune system while on the other hand traditional medicine strikes the virus directly. Another characteristic of homeopathy is that one remedy is given to cover the whole range of symptoms and affected organs while in traditional medicine is rarely used one drug for one complex disease. Beside treating certain condition homeopathy tries to boost immune system in person and increase vitality.Additionally, homeopathy puts person above disease so it has a holistic approach. Homeopath inquires about physical, emotional and mental state as well as general life circumstances of the patient. Before choosing the remedy and it’s potency age, gender, body weight, immunity and pathology must be considered.
Homeopathic Medicine for Herpes SimplexHerpes simplex in men is marked by inflammation of prepuce and penis. Initial signs are limited lesions that are burning, itching, tingling and a bit painful. In case that these lesions are near urethra pain is present while urinating. Homosexuals may have Anorectal lesions because of anal sex. Homeopathic remedies in this case include nitric acidum, mezereum and cinnabaris.
In women, this viral infection can be displayed as vulvovaginitis that is followed by itching and irritation. In rare cases it can produce changes inside uterus that are precancerous. Women should be especially careful during pregnancy. If genital lesions are present in pregnant women it will be indication for caesarian section so that the virus doesn’t affect the baby. Vespa and Kreosotum are usually given to women with herpes simplex.
Combining therapies can be useful in treatment of this infection and that may include Tibetan plants with ayurvedic, naturopathics and homeopathics. Alternative methods can be somewhat helpful and they are reiki, yoga, accupuncture, acupressure etc.