Naturally treat Herpes ( Cold Sores) with these secret ingredients
Posted on March 14 2018
Commonly called ” cold sores ” , labial herpes is a skin condition very common and recurrent, due to the reactivation of the herpes virus Located near the mouth, its appearance takes place in two phases : warning signs (burning sensation, tingling and itching), then eruption of the cold sores characterised by the presence of painful vesicles which eventually break.
THE CAUSES OF HERPES
After infection with the virus, often during childhood, the virus settles in the body and falls asleep. Later, the herpes virus can reactivate, causing a cold sore. Factors favouring herpes include: exposure to the sun or cold, stress, illness, menstruation, fatigue …
HOW TO RELIEVE A COLD SORE WITH ESSENTIAL OILS?
First of all, it is very important to recognise the early warning signs , because not only should treatments be started as soon as possible, but also because herpes labials is very contagious , from the appearance of warning signs up to the time to the formation of crusts.
Applied as early as the first symptoms, antiviral and immune stimulating essential oils such as Camphor or Niaouli , combined with Peppermint an analgesic and antipruritic, will combat the appearance of vesicles while fighting against burning and pain. In case of damaged skin, the essential oil of Lavender will help with wound healing.
Unfortunately, it is not possible to get rid of the herpes virus permanently, but it is possible to limit recurrences by avoiding the factors that favor it.