2 mild ways to treat cold sores

A poultice of Clay

Why does it work?
Rich in minerals and trace elements, clay has several interesting actions to relieve the cold sore: antibacterial, antiseptic, healing, cleanser.

How is it applied?
For the poultice, mix a few spoons of green clay with lukewarm water to obtain a consistent paste. Spread over the place to be treated and cover with a tissue of paper. Renew the operation every two hours until the improvement.

Once the poultice has been removed, pass a propolis cream

An infusion of Echinacea

Why does it work?
This plant stimulates the immune defenses during viral attacks. It brings in addition a healing action.

How do we proceed?
Brew 1 teaspoon of root pieces, dried stems and flowers in 1 cup of boiling water for 10 minutes. Filter. Drink 1 cup three times a day the time of the crisis. It can also be used in the extraction of standardized plants (EPS): 1 teaspoon to dilute in a glass of water morning, noon and evening for 3 weeks. The EPS is bought in pharmacy.

What precautions do you use?
Prolonged treatment may induce a immune suppression. The plant stimulates the production of antibodies, it is not recommended to people suffering from autoimmune diseases (lupus, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis…) or following treatment with medications that reduce immune defenses .

over the covered area to accelerate disinfection and scarring.

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