STD’s, Sexually Transmitted Diseases refers to infectious diseases that spread from one person to another through intimate sexual contact. It may spread through sexual, anal or oral intercourse. Some of the symptoms for STD’s include abdominal pain, painful sex and urination, genital sores and itching.
Sexually transmitted diseases are frustrating and also embarrassing for an individual. Use of herbs is one of the safest and effective ways to treat STD infections. Here we mention some useful herbal remedies for curing STD’s.
Effective Herbal Remedies for STD’s
Aloe Vera has strong medicinal properties. Aloe Vera gel helps to improve symptoms of genital herpes in men and also heal scars and wounds left by the STD Syphilis. You should apply a thick layer of aloe vera gel on the wounds twice a day. Then let it dry. It is advised to wear gloves while applying the gel to avoid spreading of disease.
Tea Tree Oil
Green tea has anti-bacterial properties which make it a very useful remedy to provide relief from STD symptoms. You should apply tea tree oil on the infected area using a cotton ball for a few weeks to ease the pain. Alternatively, you may add a few drops of oil to bathing water.
Green Tea, which is made from the leaves of Camellia Sinesis is an effective cure for STD’s. A proprietary extract of green tea is used to treat genital warts. You may also use a green tea ointment thrice a day for 16 weeks for helpful results.
Echinacea is another herb which helps to increase resistance for infections and thus treats STD’s. Both the roots and above ground portions of the plant is useful as an herbal remedy. You may prepare an herbal tea by adding 1 to 2g of dried root or herb to the boiling water. This may be consumed up to three times in a day for 10 days.
The herb Siberian Ginseng is effective in case of genital herpes. It helps to reduce the severity, duration and also the frequency of outbreaks. However you should not use this herb if you are suffering from high blood pressure, narcolepsy or if you are pregnant.
The roots of this plant are very effective in treating STD’s. Wash the roots and prepare a concoction by boiling in water for about an hour. Drinking one glass of this solution everyday for a few months will give helpful results. You may also use the bark and leaves of the plant.
Reishi mushroom helps to boost the immune system.150 – 300g of the herb should be taken daily 2 to 3 times a day for helpful effects. You may also prepare a tincture of 30-60 drops of mushroom extract and consume it 2 to 3 times a day.
Suma helps to build a stronger immune system. It also has antibacterial properties which makes it helpful to treat STD’s, especially gonorrhoea and syphilis.
St. John’s Wort
This is another herb which is used for treating STD’s. It can be consumed in the form of capsule or tea.