With the cold, the cold sore virus (HSV1) can be more easily reactivated. This infection, also called cold sore, unfortunately has no treatment capable of eliminating the virus. The only thing a patient can do is soothe the symptoms and act on prevention. Remember that once the herpes virus is acquired, it remains in the body for life. It is estimated that 70 to 90% of the world’s population carries the virus, a large part of which is however asymptomatic, that is to say does not show any symptoms.
Here are 7 good useful tips to limit the appearance of cold sores during the winter:
Bonuses. Natural vanilla remedy
Pure vanilla extract is indicated thanks to its anti-viral effect against cold sores. Recipe and preparation: Apply directly to the cold sore by soaking the vanilla extract in a piece of cotton for 1 minute. Repeat the application 3 to 4 times a day.