Cold Sores are a viral infection which is also known as fever blisters. Cold Sores are tiny blisters which are filled with fluid. These blisters are grouped together in patches and they are communicable.
Further, in this article, you read much more about Cold Sores. I will also tell you about one magical compound which is CBD and its role for treating CBD.
Cold Sores: Causes & Symptoms
The cold sore is commonly spread through kissing or any close contact. Herpes Virus Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) is responsible for Cold Sores. HSV-1 and HSV-2 are highly contagious virus which is spread through any close, physical and sexual contact. When it’s virus enters your body it remains inactive in your body for most of the time. When HSV virus becomes active it causes cold sores. The other possible cause can be sexual contact with an infected person.
Common symptoms of Cold Sores are,
- Lip swelling
- Sore throat
- Tongue or mouth pain
- High body temperature
CBD for Cold Sores
CBD is a natural chemical compound which is found in the different strains of the Hemp plant. CBD is rich in the antiviral and anti-inflammatory property because of which HSV pathogens are cleared at a faster rate. Further, I will tell you about different ways to use CBD in Cold Sores
CBD is rich in the anti-inflammatory property because of which CBD topicals can be very useful in treating the early symptoms of Cold Sores. You can apply CBD infused cream over the affected area, also CBD oil can be directly applied just by dropping a few drops of it.
A tincture is the purest form of CBD which is available to human beings. A tincture is CBD oil which you can apply orally over the affected area to reduce the pain and inflammation caused by Cold Sore.
CBD Lip Balm
Lip Balm is the most effective way to reduce the symptoms of Cold Sores. When you use Lip balm it reduces the inflammation and boosts the healing process for Cold Sores. It also reduces the redness and swelling caused by cold sores.
CBD infused edibles such as gummies, cake, cookies are the best way to consume CBD. Edibles are the best form of CBD to give to children.
Home remedies for Cold Sore Treatment
If you have a weak immune system then you can be more prone to Cold Sores. Foods like apple cider vinegar, yogurt, natto, and kimchi can boost your immune system. Vegetables are also a good source of nutrients and minerals which can boost your immune system.
Use Supplement of Vitamin E & C
Vitamin E soothes your skin and reduces the pain and discomfort from Cold Sores. Vitamin E acts as antioxidants and reduces the inflammation caused by Cold Sores. Vitamin C boosts the count of white cells, which is helpful in fighting with different invaders. It also boosts skin health and boosts the healing process. Foods like grapefruit, kiwi, broccoli, and oranges are a great source of Vitamin C.
In some cases, sunlight may trigger an attack of Cold Sores. Using sunscreen will prevent you from heavy exposure of sunlight. Make sure you apply sunscreen over the lips or lemon lip balm. Always go for hundred percent organic sunscreen.
Aloe Vera Gel
From ancient times Aloe Vera is used for treating the number of skin disorders. Aloe Vera gel has different substances like enzymes, minerals, vitamins, and fatty acids which helps in healing of Cold Sore infection.
Final Words on CBD for Cold Sore
Cold Sores can be quickly treated if CBD is used at early symptoms. Cold Sore virus is very contagious so it is better to stay away from the infected person. Avoid sexual activities when you are suffering from Cold Sores. For Cold Sores use CBD which is made from Non-GMO raw materials because is very effective and completely 100% vegan. CBD which is available at different online stores is completely non-psychoactive in nature which makes it useful for low weight people. If you want to prevent yourself from Cold Sores then consult the doctor if you feel any of the given symptoms.