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Organic Pure Vanilla Extract
This really is the best natural remedy I have found for cold sores. I find that it works especially well as a preventative measure when you feel that cold sore tingle.... Read more

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Get a Break from your coldsore with these foods
I have suffered with cold sores recurrence almost all of my life, so I can relate to my clients when they come for help after experiencing years of the same issue. Coldsores can be painful, and... Read more

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Preventing Coldsores using Sunblock
You can help prevent Cold Sores from forming to begin with by applying sunblock on your lips and face year-round. This really can work. Friends told me about this, and I being slightly... Read more

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Colloidal Silver to get rid of cold sores
I was introduced to Colloidal Silver by my Biomedicine professor and I will say, it is the one thing I will keep in my bag at all times. You need to buy at least 50pmm (parts per million) or I feel... Read more

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Low in Lysine could be causing cold sores
Research has shown that many people who suffer from cold sores are also deficient in the amino acid lysine. Lysine works by stopping the replication of the herpes simplex virus. Lysine... Read more

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Its all about Vanilla
Vanilla is alcohol based which makes it very difficult for the virus to thrive. Using vanilla can either help get rid of the dreaded cold sore or it helps lessen the severity and length of the... Read more

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Black Tea for Cold Sores
Black tea is known for It's astringent proprieties, if you begin to feel that burning sensation on your lip that tells you you are about to get a cold sore, you want to act as quickly as possible... Read more

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Lemon balm to help Cold Sores
Lemon balm is known to reduce blisters, so it's no surprise that it can help get rid of pesky (and unsightly!) cold sores. If you can, buy lemon balm, or a lip balm containing a high percentage of... Read more

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L-Lysine: Doctor Recommended it to me
I often get cold sores and my doctor recommended that I try L-Lysine as it helps to prevent cold sore outbreaks. For me it has really helped. Read more

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Toothpaste helps get rid of cold sores
Take some White toothpaste (not the gel kind) and apply it to the cold sore before you go to sleep or when you will not be seen by other people and let it stay on there for a few hours. Then you'll... Read more

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Vitamin E: Disappearing Cold Sores!
On this site some have said that toothpaste will resolve the disappearance of a cold sore (HSV 1) well the same day it appeared & that night be4 I went to bed I put toothpaste on it & left it there... Read more

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Tahini works really well and speeds up healing!
This might sound odd but my Grandmother always had fresh tahini in the fridge not just for us to eat, in case we got cold sores too! This home remedy is so good for getting rid of cold sores fast,... Read more

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Vitamin supplements
Taking Lycine vitamins is an easy, natural way to get rid of cold sores. Read more

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Carmex Lip Balm
Carmex in my opinion is the best lip balm out there to help with cold sores, I feel incomplete without a pot in my pocket! It contains soothing menthol that helps counteract the dreaded 'cold-sore... Read more

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How to manage Cold Sores naturally
Cold sores, otherwise known as the Herpes Simplex virus, lay dormant in the body. Outbreaks occur when you are run down, tired or stressed. The best way to keep them at bay is to have a healthy... Read more

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Toothpaste helps reduce the size!
Before you go to sleep (or if you spend the day not being seen by anyone) put some toothpaste on the cold sore and it will help dry it out. Doesn't help with the root cause but just the appearance... Read more

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Honey for cold sores
Apply a small amount of natural honey to cold sores and watch them disappear. So why does honey help get rid of Cold Sores? Apparently, it works because honey contains high concentrations of... Read more

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Coconut oil and cold sores
Apply this concoction of coconut oil to cold sores and feel better fast. I know it is just anecdotal evidence that it works but with so many of my friends swearing by it I thought I would give it a... Read more

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