Print out and review the above Prevention Guidelines.
Emphasize fresh, organic foods, with plenty of non citrus fruits and vegetables, complex carbohydrates, free-range, organic meats and poultry, wild-caught fish, and an abundance of pure filtered water.
Avoid all commercial, processed, and nonorganic food, as well as alcohol, coffee, sugars, artificial sweeteners, preservatives, food dyes, milk and dairy products, and wheat and wheat products.
Avoid all arginine-rich foods, including all nuts, sunflower and sesame seeds, coconut, chocolate, wheat and wheat byproducts, soy, lentils, oats, corn, rice, barley, tomatoes, and squash.
Be screened for food allergies.
Supplement with vitamin A, B-complex, vitamin B5, vitamin B6, vitamin C, zinc, adrenal glandular extract, quercitin, and the amino acid lysine.
Drink plenty of organic, fresh-squeezed carrot, celery and beet juice.
Apply salves of aloe vera gel or calendula cream.
Hot baths if you can tolerate them, followed with a short cold bath or sitz bath. Do this daily.
A useful herbal remedy for herpes is to combine tinctures of Echinacea, goldenseal, nettle and Siberian ginseng in equal measures. Take half a teaspoon three times a day to boost immune function.
Take precautions when you are in an outbreak to avoid spreading the virus to others.
To ensure you are following the most effective treatment plan, work with a qualified holistic health professional.