Cold Sores home remedies
Ice is a very good home remedy for cold sores. Rub ice on the infected skin for few minutes, repeat this every hour.
Use Tea Bag
Apply a tea bag for few minutes on the blisters, repeat this every hour. One can also consider pressing a warm tea bag on the blisters for approximately 30 minutes.
Applying Witch Hazel on sores will give you some relief.
Dip your moist index finger in powdered common salt and press the sore for 30 seconds using this index finger.
Gently rub aloe vera gel or oil on the sores.
Lemon balm extract helps to reduce symptoms and speeds up healing.
Those having weak immune system will take more time to recover and may face more severe consequences.