Using essential oil blends at the first sign of discomfort or to maintain wellness is the most effective use of this all natural option.
As with all natural products it is advised to store away from heat and direct sunlight to maintain quality.
As with any product if irritation occurs, discontinue use.
- Stress is the biggest trigger for cold sores. Stress is hard on our immune system so we are less able to keep the virus at bay.
- Weather changes, especially excessive sunlight, can bring on outbreaks.
- Menstruation and/or the stress of changing hormones can trigger the start of a cold sore.
Here are a couple of recipes that you can try.
This blend is simple, but very comforting. Mix and apply at the first sign of a cold sore
When we combine more than one essential oil with similar actions we create a synergy that can be very effective. Coconut oil has anti-viral properties as well.
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