Fever blisters are generally the cold sores that normally appears on the lips, cheeks, fingers or nostrils. Fever blisters are caused by a virus named ‘herpes simplex’. They are contagious and caused generally by kissing, hugging, stress or hormonal changes. There are certain useful home remedies which helps in treating fever blisters. They are painful and usually appear in the form of red blisters filled with fluid. It might lead to swelling and itchiness as well.
- Egg And Yogurt
These two ingredients are very good for curing the skin diseases as they have disease fighting properties. They both have antioxidants that helps the skin to recover from any kind of allergy or skin disease. Take 1 egg and mix it well with 1 cup of yogurt. You can also add 1 tsp of honey if you want. Now apply this on the blisters and then let it stay for 15 minutes. This will help in curing pain and swelling upto a great extent and give relief from fever blisters.
- Grapefruit Seed Extract
Take 2-3 drops of grapefruit seed extract and add some aloe vera juice to it. Mix them well and apply it on the blisters. Grapefruit has antioxidant and anti-microbial properties that helps in healing the fever blisters quickly. Let it remain on the blisters for 5-10 minutes and then wash off with cold water. Apply this twice in a week on fever blisters and you will get relief from swelling and pain.
- Plum Juice
Plum juice has antioxidants and it helps in curing the fever blisters effectively. Take out some fresh plum juice as this helps in relieving the pain. Take a cotton ball and apply some fresh plum juice on your fever blisters. This will help in curing fever blisters on a faster rate.
- Tea Tree Oil
Tea tree oil is anti-bacterial and helps in curing all the skin infections. Take some tea tree oil and by adding water dilute it well. Now apply it on the fever blisters with the help of a cotton ball. Let it stay for few minutes and then wash off with plain water. This will help in preventing the fever blisters.
Garlic has antioxidant properties which helps in fighting off the free radicals. Take 2-3 cloves of garlic and apply it on your skin where the fever blisters have appeared. Now let it stay for 15 minutes and then wash off with cold water. This will help in curing the fever blisters on a faster rate and also kills the bacteria that forms fever blisters.
- Aloe Vera
Aloe vera has healing power and anti-bacterial properties as well. It helps in speeding up the healing of skin infections and keeps the bacteria at bay. Take 1 aloe vera leaf and squeeze out its juice. Now apply this gel on your skin where there is a fever blister. Let it dry and then clean it with a lukewarm water. Repeat this process 3-4 times in a day in a week till you get relief from the fever blisters.