Oral herpes is an infection of the lips, mouth, or gums due to the herpes simplex virus. It causes small, painful blisters commonly called cold sores. Everyone faced this unpleasant phenomenon at some point in their life. The first symptom is itching, then the occurrence of bubbles and finally wound.
How to get rid of the painful herpes?
Most commonly oral herpes is caused by viruses, so despite the antivirals for its treatment, you can use natural ways to treat it.
First boil 100 ml water. Once boiled, add 1 tablespoon of baking soda, stir the mixture well and remove it from the hotplate.
Place cotton in the mixture and do compresses few times with it.
- In order to heal and disinfect the wound, you should use a few drops of propolis. All you have to do is to grease the herpes with propolis few times a day. Then, apply a layer of chamomile cream or calendula in order to prevent a crust. You should repeat this procedure after 2-3 hours.
- Another potent ingredient is garlic because it is a powerful antiviral agent. You just have to chop 2 cloves of garlic, mix it with 1 tablespoon each of flour, honey and sour cream. The combination of all these ingredients is an extremely effective remedy that can also prevent herpes. You have to grease the sore spot with it regularly.
- Salt can also help you if you want to rapidly get rid of herpes.
It is only necessary to apply a small amount of salt to the sore spot. Leave on, rinse, and repeat a few times during the day.
- Tea tree oil or Fir essential oil can also help you. Just make sure to apply a few drops every 2 hours. You will probably feel a slight tingling but after just 2 days you will be satisfied with the results.