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Hey guys. I recently tested positive for HSV-2. I don't have OBs, or if I do they are very mild, but since I am in a relationship I want to do an all natural herbal/whatever suppression routine. I have done a lot of reading and I was curious to see if anyone else has tried any of the following:

Monolaurin (here's info if you're interested http://www.heranswer.com/monolaurin.asp)

Pau d'arco (here's info if you're interested http://www.paudarco.org/virus.php)

Licorice Root (interesting article http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2005/03/050309100852.htm)

Prunella Vulgaris (here's info if you're interested http://altnature.com/herpesnaturalcure.htm)

I originally was gung-ho about lysine, but I read somewhere that it actually supresses the immune system after prolonged use. I'm also taking echinacea and vitamin C for an extra immune boost.

Anywhoo, if you've tried any of the above I'd love to hear about your experience!

Much Love. L

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i use prunella and i am very happy with the results.

i add an ounce of dried prunella to two and one half cups of boiling water every morning and jar it in the evening and take the jar everywhere i go for the night. ive also marked the jar in half cup measurements to make the dosage easier.

how i make it: as soon as the water boils, i turn off the heat and stir-in the prunella and let that sit till around 5pm. i strain it through some cheese cloth, squeezing as much out of the soaked herb as possible; i pour it into a jar and then take a one-half cup dose every two hours.

its not a miracle; i have had two outbreaks in the year i have been taking prunella but they were very mild and passed over very quickly.

i have also noticed that if and when i get a cold it also passes very quickly in comparison to what my flatmate goes through with the same cold and not taking prunella.

i order my [dried] prunella from mountain rose herbs and i got some seeds from the same company so now i also grow my own. i live in houston, texas so i can virtually grow the herb all year long.

as i said im very happy with the herb and i recommend it to everyone for both herpes and as a general immune booster.

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Thanks for your response. I've been debating whether or not to try herbs, and if so, which ones to try (there are so many!) - but I think I might try prunella. Do you know if it comes in pill form, and if it does, is it less effective than the dried variety?

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Please try the Oil of Oregano!!! Look up my post on this. I just can't believe my results. I have also tried Prunella in my daily shakes but the kind I got Instant Prunella a chinese herb mix tastes so bad I can barely swallow it so I wouldn't suggest buying that brand if you were considering using it.



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Hi there,

I am trying herbal remedies at the moment too. I have strange reactions with herbs taken internally so am very cautious. Today I made a paste of manuka honey and a capsule of goldenseal and spread it down below. I'll let you know how this goes. I guess you could do the same with aloe vera or live yogurt, or even add echinacea and maybe olive leaf to it.

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