I believe there have to be and there are some great natural alternatives to most health problems, not only herpes.
My mother went to the doctor the other day and has had to have xrays for some mysterious pain she is having. The doctor at the xray clinic actually told her not to place too much trust in doctors and not to be overy eager to take any drug prescription they give. She was surprised as nobody had ever said something like that to her outright. It's not that he warned her never to see a doctor, but to be extremely cautious as he stated that every drug you take has some form of side effect, whether you can feel it or not.
I actually just purchased a book title "You Are What You Eat" and i've found it extremely informative. I've been tossing up doing a detox program, but don't know whether i could follow it through, so instead i've been cutting out my naughty treats and buying a selection of fresh fruit and veg etc i'd not normally buy. I'm in the process of changing my diet so as to give me more energy, boost my immune system and generally attempt to make everything healthier. At work they already think i'm too healthy, now they think i've gone over the top, but that's only b/c they buy lunch everyday and it's something greasy and heavy