Curing cold sores is not likely to happen with a single product or
tactic. You must incorporate a
combination of internal and external
cold sore remedies together as an overall strategic plan.
Topical, external treatments are wonderful for helping to rectify current
cold sore symptoms,
but will do nothing for preventing future cold sores. Internal remedies not only
help boost fast healing now but are the ONLY WAY to reduce future
All cold sores (also called fever
blisters) are caused by being infected with the
herpes simplex virus - either type 1 or type 2. Normally it is dormant, but, when
activated, it produces those ugly cold sores. It is helpful, also, understand
what causes cold sores in order to deal with this enemy.
90% of adults worldwide carry the
herpes simplex virus. More than half of those
folks never get cold sores.
Well, some of them have a natural immunity to the virus. Lucky dogs!
Many more, however, have effectively cured their cold sore problem by
developing and using a strategic
cold sore treatment plan - comprised of several key internal and external
You can develop your own plan easily enough. You do this by trying different
cold sore remedies, keep what works best and use them to form a treatment
strategy that really does the job for you.
Be sure to select one or more from each list - the external remedy list and the
internal remedy list. You can find numerous such remedies throughout this
web site at no cost to you. Here are a few to get you started right now.
A. INTERNAL REMEDIES
calcium, top quality vitamin supplements, stress complex, herbs for stress
reduction, garlic, peppermint and other herbal teas, zinc lozenges, olive
leaf extract and licorice to name a few.
B. EXTERNAL (TOPICAL) REMEDIES
Extra-virgin olive oil, garlic crushed and oil, onion crushed and oil,
peppermint oil, lemon balm, tea tree oil, oregano oil, olive leaf extract,
herbal tea bags, ice, zinc, baking soda and citrus rinds to name a few.
Here are several other
cold sore remedies you can try out and possibly add to your
overall cold sore treatment strategy. It would be smart for you to do so if you
are truly serious about finding a cure for cold sores.