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Vanilla is a great treatment for cold sores! Soak a Q-tip or cotton swab in vanilla extract, dab it on the cold sore, and repeat about four times every day until you don’t need to anymore.


Best remedy for cold sores: raw honey and turmeric. Dab on as a paste. Use early, use often. See the blog for the science.

from Yellowstar Essentials Blog

essential oil recipe for cold sores

Essential Oil Recipe For Coldsores: 3 drops lemon balm, 2 drops tea tree, 3 drops lavender, 3 drops eucalyptus, 3-4 drops geranium, 3 drops Roman chamomile, 3 drops bergamot. Add to 1 oz of sweet almond oil if you have dried and cracked cold sores, or 2 oz. vodka for wet/ type cold sores to dry them out and heal them. Shake before each use.


Lemon balm is a first-choice herbal treatment for cold sores. It has antiviral properties that work to tame an outbreaks. Prepare lemon balm tea by brewing 2 to 4 tablespoons of the herb per cup of boiling water. Let it cool, then dot with a cotton ball on the cold sore several times a day.

from The Survival Doctor

10 Home Treatments for Cold Sores

from The Survival Doctor

10 Home Treatments for Cold Sores

from Natural Mavens

Discover The Best Essential Oils for Cold Sores


Coconut Oil Post Cold Sores Remedy:-When you feel that first tingle apply coconut oil to the area using an orange stick or cotton bud. Important – do not use your fingertips as you may end up infecting other areas. Repeat the application once every hour. The cold sore should quickly crust and shrink within 2-4 days. Keep applying coconut oil along with paw paw cream to avoid the lip splitting and bleeding...