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How Can Tea Tree Oil Help for Herpes?

tea tree oil for herpes

According to Wikipedia Herpes simplex is a viral disease present in different forms. There is no cure for herpes. Those who apply tea tree oil for herpes admit that it helps cure the sores caused by this condition and may help reduce the severity or frequency of future outbreaks.

Tea tree oil effect

There are a lot of tea tree oil benefits. The oil is known for its antiviral properties and is believed beneficial to treat herpes. However, applying tea tree oil for herpes does not actually cure the virus itself, so the virus can be spread to others. Tea tree oil has potential adverse effects including mild to severe allergic reaction and skin irritation.


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How to use tea tree oil for herpes

Usually people use tea tree oil for treating herpes sores applying it directly to the affected area with the help of a cotton swab. It is recommended to apply tea tree oil minimum twice a day. Sometimes full strength tea tree oil causes skin irritation and it is advisable with:

  • water,
  • vitamin E,
  • carrier oil.

Genital lesions are prone to irritation, so treat one lesion first to check the skin reaction apply tea tree oil to multiple areas.

It is easy to dilute tea tree oil. You may put a few drops of tea tree oil in a teaspoon and add water, olive oil, almond oil or vitamin E. Almond oil for skin is a perfect carrier oil. If you suffer from genital lesions it’s effective to have a bath with a few drops of tea tree oil added.


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Benefits of tea tree oil for herpes

No reliable scientific evidence exists supporting the application of tea tree oil for herpes, however, reports say that tea tree oil may help halve the healing time of treating herpes sores. Using it at the beginning of the disease when you just feel some burning or itching may prevent the appearance of herpes sores. In any case tea tree oil stops itching and makes the disease easier to bear.

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