Vaginal Infections and Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Vulvovaginitis And Common Vaginal Infections

Genital Warts (Condyloma And Human Papillomavirus)

Herpes Simplex Virus

HIV Infection And Botanical Therapies

A number of vaginal infections and sexually transmitted diseases can be treated with botanical medicine. A variety of strategies are used including antimicrobial herbs, immunomodulating herbs for chronic recurrent infections, topical applications, and even botanicals for supprting the nervous system for stress related infections. Table Condition / Botanical Medicine Summary Table includes a summary of the herbs used to treat these conditions.

Condition / Botanical Medicine Summary Table

AnalgesicAnti-inflammatoryAntimicrobialAstringentDemulcentImmunomodulatorNervineVulnerary
Actaea racemosaX
Allium sativumX
Aloe veraXXX
Althea officinalis
Andrographis paniculataXX
Arctostaphylos uva ursiX
Astragalus membranaceusX
Avena sativaXX
Berberis aquifoliumX
Calendula officinalisXXX
Commiphora mol molX
Coptis chinensisX
CorydalisX
Echinacea spp.XX
Eleutherococcus senticosusX
Eschscholzia califomicaXX
Canoderma lucidumX
Clycyrrhiza glabraXXX
Hamamelis virginianaXX
Hydrastis canadensisX
Hypericum perforatumXX
Lavandula officinalisX
Leonurus cardiacaX
Lomatium dissectumX
Melaleuca alternifoliaX
Melissa officinalisXXX
Mentha piperitaXX
Origanum vulgareX
Panax ginsengX
Panax quinquefoliusX
Passiflora incarnataX
Piper methysticumXX
Piscidea erythrinaX
Plantago spp.XXXX
Quercus albaX
Rhaponticum carthimoidesX
Rhodiola roseaX
Salvia officinalisX
Schizandra chinensisX
Scutellaria laterifloraX
Symphytum officinaleXX
Thuja occidentalisX
Withania somniferaXXX