Cold Sores,once infected with the Herpes simplex virus,sufferers develop cold sores whenever the immune system is under stress. The sores usually occur in the same place,and are heralded by a prickling sensation in the skin. The best approach is to avoid recurrence by staying fit and healthy.
Research has shown that a few herbs display specific anti properties and can be used topically to treat infections caused by the viruses like Herpes simplex. Use this lotion at first sign of a cold sore.
8 ml tea tree oil
5 ml lavender oil
12 ml sweet almond oil
Combine the oils in a sterilized in a 25 ml dropper bottle and shake well.Dab 1-2 drops on effected area. Repeat every 2 hours.