Being better than any medicine and free from side effects, natural remedies have been mothers’ collective go-to solution for cold sores since the beginning. The interesting thing is that they work much faster and not only drive the cold sores away, but also instantly soothe all kinds of irritations and embarrassment that comes with the dreadful cold sores.
For those young mothers who are just stepping into motherhood and aren’t sure about the proper usage of these natural remedies, here’s a quick guide for you:
You can make a kettle full of lemon tea and give it to your kids to drink. Also, use the lemon tea compress to apply on the blisters. Both ways will work wonders to treat the cold sore.
Lemon is a gift from nature for us human beings. There are few skin problems that cannot be treated with lemon and that does not include cold sores. Lemon Balms prevent the skin from further outbreaks of cold sores and speeds up the healing time.
If you have an Aloe Vera house plant, then all you need to do is break off a leaf and use the gel on the skin. They too, help prevent further spreading of the sore.
Homemade natural lotion
As soon as the first sign of cold sore blisters begin to show on your children’s faces, make a lotion at home using natural ingredients and put a stop to it right there and then. Mix up witch hazel oil, mint and peppermint together and apply every night before sleeping.
Using these natural remedies will sooth the irritation, end blisters and prevent the nuisance from spreading further.