Small, fluid-filled lesions that occur on and around the lips are known as fever blisters. Fever blisters are caused by a virus called herpes simplex. Children and people with weak immune system mostly get affected by fever blisters.
Burning sensation on the lips, followed by a small and painful bump, fever, swollen glands are some of the symptoms of fever blisters. You can get rid of fever blisters by following some tips. 5 herbal remedies for fever blisters are as follows:
Herbal Remedies For Fever Blisters
Take some (1 tablespoon) beeswax (melted) in ¼ cup of olive oil and then add some crushed lemon balm leaves. Mix them well and then apply it on the blisters.Do this every day at night as lemon balm is very effective in healing the fever blisters. When a mixture of lemon balm oil and rose oil is applied directly to the fever blisters, you will see excellent results just after the first two applications.
You can have 3-4 raw garlic cloves every day in order to recover fast from the fever blisters. You can also take some garlic juice or garlic oil and apply it on the affected area using some cotton balls or a cotton cloth. Massage it gently and then leave it like that for 10-15 minutes.
Do this 2-3 times every day. Taking raw garlic, cutting it into slices, then applying it directly on the affected area and massaging well is also a very effective herbal remedy for fever blisters.
Take some pieces of aloe vera and rub them well over the affected area. You should do this 3-4 times every day. You can also apply aloe vera gel directly on the affected area using some cotton balls or add few drops of aloe vera gel to a cup of water, put some cotton balls in the solution, soak them well and then apply it on the affected area.
Massage gently for 10-15 minutes and do this at least 3 times every day. Aloe vera will help to get rid of the fever blisters and also prevent them because it has great healing properties.
Take 2 teaspoons of calendula petal in 1 cup of water. After that heat the solution and let it boil. Allow the solution to cool and then apply it on the affected area by dipping some cotton balls in it. You can also rub some calendula petals directly on the affected area as it will be very effective in healing the fever blisters. Do this 2-3 times every day but before you apply it again, wash the affected area properly.
Take some eucalyptus oil (5-6 drops) and add to a cup of warm water. Then apply this on the affected area. You can also take some eucalyptus oil along with some olive oil or almond oil (to dilute it) on some cotton balls and then apply it directly on the affected area.
Do this 3-4 times every day to get rid of the fever blisters. A combination of eucalyptus oil and bergamot oil at first sign of outbreak of fever blisters is very effective. Thus by following the above mentioned herbal remedies you can easily get rid of fever blisters.