Is it often happening to get a cold sore to mouth in the most inappropriate moments?
If the answer is yes, learn that in addition to the usual medication, nature gives you a hand on how to get rid of a cold sore simply and quickly.
A cold sore is caused by the Herpes Simplex virus. There are two types of virus: one that causes lesions from the mouth and one that causes genital herpes.
Herpes from the lips start with a blob, which grows, becomes reddish and painful, and after 24 hours gives birth to a small bundle of yellowish blotches.
After three days, these blisters break and form a crust that disappears after 10 days, leaving no trace of skin.
Once contracted, the herpes virus remains in the body and can always give such lesions.
Find out how to get rid of a cold sore simple and fast:
The marigold ointment
Marigold is recognized for its healing, antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties, reducing healing time by half. The ointment can be bought from herbal stores, but can also be prepared in the home.
For this, you need 20 flowers of marigold, with a stem with everything, which is washed and cut off small. After that, two dips of the plant are put in 500 g of fused fat. For 20 minutes, mix in a pot with a wooden spoon in low heat.
After 12 hours, the mixture is reheated and squeezed through a gauze. Put in a glass jar and keep in the fridge. The ointment should not be used for more than a year because it loses its properties.
Propolis prevents the spread of the virus
The propolis tincture swab of the herpes area soon leads to the formation of a protective layer that allows the healing process to begin.
Propolis has silicon, magnesium, amino acids and cobalt in its composition, as well as antibiotic substances that give it healing and anti-infectious properties. Propolis also has an antiviral effect, which prevents the spread of the virus.
Garlic has an antioxidant effect
Another natural remedy that has proven effective in treating a cold sore is garlic. Due to its antioxidant properties, garlic is recommended even after the first eruptions.
The garlic clove is cut in two and pressed on the affected area so that the active substances can take effect in the shortest time. Even if frosting is getting worse, it is good not to remove garlic. One can apply a garlic clove three times a day,
The last application being recommended before bedtime.
Nettle tea reduces stinging
Because of the localization of the cold sore on the lips or around the mouth, there is a tendency to wet the lesions, which results in increased pain and delay in the formation of the crust.
In order to calm the stomachs, one can drink a tea made from a mixture of nettle leaves, peat and rosemary flowers. Thus, after the plants crumble, place a spoon of mixture in 250 ml of boiled water. Drink two cups of tea a day until the symptoms disappear.
Do not apply medicated sprays, antibiotic, iodine ointments because they dry excessively the skin rashes. Do not break the crust with your teeth because they delay the healing.
Drink a three-breasted tea as it cleanses the blood of toxins. Prepare an infusion from Echinacea and drink three cups a day. This is one of the most well-known plants with immunostimulatory and antiviral effects that prevent the spread of the cold sore.