What could be more unpleasant than a fever blemish right on the edge of your lips or nose? Especially when it happens repeatedly…
You know as well as I do, when you get a fever blister, you do everything you can to camouflage it, because it’s really not pretty.
So what to do?
Fortunately, there are natural grandmother’s remedies to make these spots disappear quickly (without using Activir, Zovirax or other similar drugs).
Here are the 9 best and most effective home remedies:
Remedy #1: the ice cube
Easy to find, ice is your ally in eliminating cold sores.
Nothing could be simpler, just put a pocket of ice on the culprit 2 to 3 times during the day.
On the other hand, it takes time. Count 45 minutes for each application and about 2 days of treatment to achieve your goal.
This trick has the advantage of reducing the pain as well as the size of the pimple.
Remedy #2: Garlic
Garlic is an effective grandmother’s remedy and is often used to treat herpes. It’s great for getting rid of herpes quickly.
Provided you intervene as soon as the fever blister starts.
Be aware that against unsightly fever blisters, prevention is better than cure.
So, as soon as you feel the slightest tingling that seems to announce the imminent arrival of a fever Blemish, immediately rub the affected area with a clove of garlic: a simple reflex to remember.
Remedy #3: Honey
In addition to healing chapped lips, honey has another long-recognized virtue that has always been known to naturally heal fever blisters.
Wash your hands. Take a little honey on a finger and apply it to the pimple. Leave the honey for about 1/4 hour. Do this at least 3 times a day.
Rinse gently with water to avoid pain. The honey will disinfect the fever blister and make it heal quickly.
Remedy #4: Lemon
Lemon is an excellent antiseptic that effectively treats fever blisters.
To do this, squeeze a lemon in a bowl. Take a piece of cotton and soak it in the lemon to apply it on the fever blister.
Carry out the operation 3 to 4 times a day and leave it on for a few minutes. This way you have all the chances to remove the fever blemish in one night.
Remedy #5: Cider vinegar
Did you know that cider vinegar calms the tingling of the fever blister?
Just put some on a cotton pad and apply it gently on the fever blemish.
Feel how good it feels?
Remedy #6: Lemon balm water
There’s nothing better than drying a fever blister so that it disappears as quickly as possible.
That’s where the lemon balm water comes in. Put a few drops on a cotton pad and gently dab the fever blister.
Remedy #7: Tea tree essential oil
Another effective natural remedy to fight fever blisters is to use tea tree essential oil (also called Tea Tree).
This excellent antiviral essential oil will kill the virus and bacteria of the fever blister. It is a radical remedy for a fever blister.
Its use is simple and should be done from the first tingling until it disappears.
Apply 1 drop of pure tea tree oil on a cotton swab and dilute the drop with 2 drops of water.
Dab the pimple with the cotton bud at least 5 times a day. In the evening before going to bed, put a drop of oil on the compress part of an adhesive bandage, then put the bandage just on the fever blister and sleep with it.
This will allow it to work all night long.
This remedy will reduce the swelling of your fever blemish and the burning sensation.
Remedy #8: Green clay
Green clay is also an effective tip for drying a fever blister.
Pour a 1/2 tablespoon of powdered clay into a container and add a little water.
When you have a thick, homogeneous paste, apply it to the affected area.
Let it dry for about 30 minutes and rinse. This natural grandmother’s remedy helps to dry the fever blister.
Remedy #9: Chamomile
The idea is to make a poultice with dried and chopped camomile flowers. Then mix them with lukewarm water to obtain a smooth paste to elaborate the poultice.
All you have to do is apply your preparation directly on the fever blemish as many times as it takes for it to go away.