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any natural cold sore remedies out there?

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Asked by luvschocolate at 7:08 PM on Jan. 17, 2011 in Health

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  • One thing that helps dry them up a lot faster is peroxide. It foams up and stings and looks gross, but they clear faster.

    Answer by JulieJacobKyle at 7:09 PM on Jan. 17, 2011

  • I use peroxide in the morning and then dab on tea tree oil as needed throughout the day.

    Answer by misses_nick at 7:12 PM on Jan. 17, 2011

  • I love Gypsy Cold Tea (by Traditional Medicinals) with some honey. Another option we love is Occilicoccinum. It works really well! Then there's always rest!! =)

    Answer by musicpisces at 7:13 PM on Jan. 17, 2011

  • Oh, wait nevermind, I didn't see the sore part of your question!

    Answer by musicpisces at 7:14 PM on Jan. 17, 2011

  • musicmom08

    Answer by musicmom08 at 10:44 PM on Jan. 17, 2011

  • Take L-lysine, and lots of salt water rinses.

    Answer by rkoloms at 10:55 PM on Jan. 17, 2011

  • A natural remedy for cold sores is lemon balm. Lemon balm is applied to the sore at least two times per day. Lemon balm acts as an all natural antivirus and reduces the time of the sore. There are other kinds of all natural balms that are suitable to treat these sores. Many are available at local health food stores.

    Answer by sarchasmicangel at 11:51 PM on Jan. 17, 2011

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