The How To’s:Cold Sores

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.


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