Ayurvedic treatment for What is Herpes

What is Herpes

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What is Herpes Ayurvedic treatment

HERPES Meaning

Herpes simplex is a common viral infection.  It is is caused by the Herpes simplex virus (HSV) and is of two types – oral or genital Oral herpes is caused by HSV-1 virus and is exhibited as cold sores around the mouth or face. Genital herpes affects the genitals, buttocks or anal area and is caused by HSV-2. But either of HSV-1 or HSV-2 can cause a herpetic sore on the face or genitals. 1,2

Sarasapi or Sarasapika is the Ayurvedic term that can be correlated with  Herpes infection, which means mustard like blisters. Shukaja Sarasapi is genital herpes and Pramehaja sarasapi is facial herpes. Both of them may have the same characteristics but the etiologies are different.3

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