Fill a sitz bath with suffiecient cold water so that when you sit in it, the water reaches your belly button (umbilicus). Sit in the bath for 3 minutes maximum, while hanging your legs over the side. Rub yourself dry vigorously with a large, warm towel and go straight to bed.
Caution: Women should not take a cold sitz bath while menstruating. In the acute stage of a bladder infection a cold sitz bath will not be beneficial.CLOSE
genital herpes - lumbar 4-5
oral herpes - cervical 1-2 and 5-6
There are 3 kinds of herpes:
Herpes simplex - blisters on the lips during a cold
Herpes zoster - within the nervous system
Herpes genitalis - on the private parts
They all stem from the same kind of infection and occur when the body is too alkaline, even though we need a slightly alkaline body to avoid most diseases. The disadvantage of excessive alkalinity is a propensity towards ulcers, arthritis and herpes. There seems to be some truth in the idea that herpes is caused by the chicken pox vaccination, which is a weakened form of the virus.
With the onset of herpes on the lips or genitals, try eating broccoli steamed in a little water with soy sauce and lemon. Eat nothing else for 1 or 2 days until the attack has stopped. Thereafter concentrate on strengthening your immune system.
For breakfast eat 4 grilled oranges and nothing for 2 hours thereafter. Have a cold sitz bath for 3 minutes before bed.