Commonly called “cold sore”, cold sores are very common and recurrent skin conditions caused by the reactivation of the herpes virus. Located near the mouth, its appearance takes place in two phases: warning signs (a burning sensation, tingling and itching), then a cold sore rash characterized by the presence of painful vesicles which end up breaking.
THE CAUSES OF HERPES
After contamination by the virus, often during childhood, it settles in the body and falls asleep. Later, the herpes virus can reactivate, causing a cold sore. Factors that promote herpes include: exposure to the sun or cold, stress, illness, periods, fatigue, etc.
HOW TO RELIEVE A BUTTON OF FEVER WITH ESSENTIAL OILS?
First of all, it is very important to recognize the warning signs, because not only should treatments be started as early as possible, but also because cold sores are very contagious, from the appearance of the warning signs until. to the formation of scabs.
Applied from the first symptoms, antiviral and immunostimulating essential oils, such as Ravintsara or Niaouli, associated with analgesic and antipruritic Peppermint will help fight against the appearance of blisters while fighting against burning and pain. In case of damaged skin, the essential oil of Lavender fine or Aspic will help in healing.
While it is unfortunately not possible to permanently get rid of the herpes virus, we can, on the other hand, limit recurrences by avoiding the contributing factors.