Aloe vera plant has many medicinal properties, it is used since centuries for different skin conditions like burns, wounds and skin irritations.
Herpes And Aloe Vera
Aloe vera is often used to treat herpes infection. Herpes is a viral skin infection which is caused by herpes simplex virus, the virus is of the same family which causes chickenpox.
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Herpes simplex infection causes severe pain at the site of infection. Sever pain and burning starts one or two days prior to development of blisters filled with transparent fluid. The blister form along the nerve which supplies the skin and therefore it appears to be in serpentine shape.
Aloe Vera For Genital Herpes
Oral herpes is also known as fever blisters or cold sore; Genital herpes is another form of herpes, which manifests itself as tiny blisters on genitals.
Herpes on skin can be on face, on the back and on the arms. Herpes some time infects eyes and the cornea which is a serious condition as there are chances of vision loss due to corneal ulcer.
Except in herpes of eyes, aloe vera gel when applied to the other herpes sites gives immense relief in pain and burning to the patient.
This is possible because aloe vera has anti viral property which stops further replication of herpes virus.
Applying aloe vera gel also reduces the time duration and severity in pain and burning.
Chances of post herpetic neuritis significantly get reduced when aloe vera is used.