Natural Antiviral Remedies for Herpes

Natural Antiviral Remedies for Herpes

Today, we'll explore natural antiviral remedies that may offer relief for those managing herpes.

L-lysine Supplementation

L-lysine is an amino acid known for its potential in managing herpes outbreaks. Research suggests that it may help inhibit the replication of the herpes virus. Incorporating lysine-rich foods like dairy products, lean meats, and legumes, or considering a lysine supplement, can be a beneficial addition to your diet.

Our Lifesaver Lip Balm (for oral herpes) & Rescue Balm (for genital herpes) both contain lysine. Apply it topically to get some relief from your outbreak! 


Propolis is a natural resin collected by bees from tree buds. It has demonstrated antiviral properties and can be found in various forms, including creams and ointments. Applying propolis topically may help soothe herpes lesions and promote healing.


Echinacea is an herb known for its immune-boosting properties. Some studies suggest that echinacea may have antiviral effects, potentially aiding in managing herpes outbreaks. It can be consumed as a tea or taken in supplement form.

Tea Tree Oil

Tea tree oil is renowned for its antiviral, antifungal, and antibacterial properties. Applied topically, diluted tea tree oil may help alleviate discomfort associated with herpes lesions.

Our Everyday Wellness Oil & Everyday Soothing Oil contain tea tree oil. Choose the packing that fits you best!

Aloe Vera

Aloe vera is a soothing plant known for its anti-inflammatory and antiviral properties. Applying aloe vera gel directly to herpes sores may provide relief from itching and irritation.

Lemon Balm

Lemon balm is an herb from the mint family with antiviral properties, particularly against the herpes simplex virus. Applying lemon balm ointment or cream may help reduce the duration and severity of outbreaks.

Everyday Wellness Oil with Lemon Balm. 

Olive Leaf Extract

Olive leaf extract contains a compound called oleuropein, which has shown antiviral properties. Some studies suggest it may inhibit the replication of herpes viruses. Consider incorporating olive leaf extract as a supplement into your routine.


With a holistic approach to wellness, you can empower yourself in your journey with herpes. Try our products for managing herpes, like Everyday Wellness Oil with tea tree oil & lemon balm, to soothe your herpes outbreaks. Your skin will be grateful! 


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