When talking about medicine for genital herpes then most of us may refer into the usage of antiviral medicine. In fact, it is not the only way to act as medication. You are even possible to try the alternative medicine or therapy to deal with your genital herpes outbreak. First of all, you will need to do such self care to relieve your discomfort feeling during the outbreak. Besides that, you can take the over counter pain reliever medicine.
The types of over the counter medicine that you can take are ibuprofen, aspirin or acetaminophen. You may also soak the infected area of genital herpes with warm water. However, the important thing to keep in mind all the time is keeping the infected are stay dry all the time. To make it dry, you can use hair dryer when towel is not comfort to use after taking a bath. Do not forget to put on the cotton underwear for your part of alternative medicine for genital herpes.
Another alternative that can be effective enough is the usage of Echinacea plant. It can increase your immune level. Besides that, you can try to use the ointment that contains propolis. This type of ointment use honeybees to help the sore healing process. What you need to do is just apply the ointment about 4 times per day. Some kind of edible mushroom like rozites caperata and prunella vulgaris herbs is also can useful for your genital herpes problem especially when the outbreak happen.