What’s more unpleasant than a cold sore just at the lip or on the nose? Especially when it’s repeating… You know it like I do, when you have a cold sore, you do everything you can to camouflage it because it’s really not good to see.
So what to do? Fortunately, there are natural grandmother remedies to make these pimples disappear quickly (without using Activir, Zovirax or other medications of the same kind). Here are the 9 best home remedies most effective:
Remedy No. 1: the Ice Cube;
Easy to find, ice is your ally to eliminate cold sores. Nothing simpler, just put a pocket of ice on the culprit 2 to 3 times in the day. On the other hand, it takes time. Count 45 minutes for each pose and about 2 days of treatment to get to your ends. This tip has the advantage of reducing the pain as well as the size of the button.
Remedy No. 2: Garlic
The garlic is an effective and often used grandmother’s remedy for treating herpes. Be aware that against unsightly cold sores, it is better to prevent than to cure. So, as soon as you feel the slightest tingle that seems to herald the imminent arrival of a cold sore, rub the area immediately with a clove of garlic: a simple reflex to remember.
Remedy No. 3: Honey
In addition to treating chapped lips, honey has another virtue recognized since always which is to naturally treat cold sores. Wash your hands. Take a little honey on one finger and apply the button. Leave the honey for about 1/4 of an hour. Perform the operation at least three times a day. Rinse gently with water so you don’t get hurt.
Remedy No. 4: Lemon
The lemon is an excellent antiseptic that makes it possible to treat cold sores effectively. To do this, squeeze a lemon into a bowl. Take a piece of cotton and dip it in the lemon to apply it on the cold sore. Perform the operation 3 to 4 times a day, leaving a few minutes to operate.
Remedy No. 5: Cider vinegar
Did you know that cider vinegar soothed the stinging of the Fever button? Just put a little bit on a cotton and gently apply it on the cold sore. Do you feel how good it feels?
Cure No. 6: Melissa’s water
Nothing better than drying a cold sore so that it disappears as quickly as possible. This is where Melissa’s water comes into play. Put a few drops on a cotton swab and gently dab the cold sore.