Best remedy for cold sores: raw honey and turmeric. Dab on as a paste. Use early, use often. See the blog for the science. http://www.thehealthyhomeeconomist.com/effective-home-remedies-for-cold-sores-fever-blisters/
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.
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...