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Home Remedies for Fever Blisters

Know Fever Blisters

Fever blisters or cold soresCause of fever blisters is due to herpes simplex 1 virus infection are caused when a herpes virus infection is triggered due to certain factors. Fever blisters are small red formations on the skin that can occur on the lips and outer edges of the mouth.

Fever blister symptoms include blisters that contain a clear liquid. These blisters form scabs after eight to ten days.

Although the fever blisters cannot be permanently cured, remedies can help reduce its severity and frequency.

Herpes simplex 1 virus is the single cause of fever blisters that are triggered due to fever, common cold, sunlight exposure and stress.

Natural Home Remedies for Fever Blisters

These natural remedies and treatments for fever blisters can help you manage and relieve the symptoms in a very effective manner.

  • To get good results from discomfort of the blisters apply paste of corn starch on affected area. This is a good fever blisters home remedy.
  • Gently rub ice cube on the sore ten minutes every two hours when you get fever blisters. This will prevent further spread of the blister formation.
  • Lemon balm extract can give good relief in symptoms improve healing.
  • To get relief from itching, tingling and burning sensation an effective fever blister natural treatment is to apply aloe vera juice. The aloe gel helps inhibit further growth of the sore.
  • You can apply mint extract topically to speed up the blister healing process.
  • Consume sage tea after mixing a pinch of ginger powder up to a period when you see improvement in the blisters.
  • Boil a tea bag in water and allow it to cool. Apply this tea bag as this will make the blister fade away in a few days.
  • Among beneficial home remedies for fever blisters is applying a preparation made by mixing two drops of grapefruit seed extract with olive oil, on the sore.
  • You can apply Vaseline to the blisters. This moisturizes and softens blisters and also prevents cracking and bleeding in blisters.
  • Apply a drop of St. John’s wort oil. This will sooth and reduce blister pain as well as speed up the process of blister healing.

Fever blisters that happen due to viral infections can only be helped with remedies to bring about relief from the associated symptoms.

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