Fever blisters are the sores that are normally seen on the cheeks, lips, nostrils, chin, and fingers and even on the genitals of the patients when they have infection. There are several reasons behind these fever blisters to be appeared in the body due to kissing and hugging with the person having blisters, lip injury, fever, sharing your cotton accessories with the infected persons and even due to the stress and hormonal changes. These blisters always appeared to be red colored with fluids and cause irritation, itching, swollen lips and even headaches in the patients.
Some of the important home remedies that can easily suppress the blisters and give relaxation to the suffering person are mentioned below:
Reishi And Astragalus
It has been found that the fever blister normally occurs due to the herpes virus and the combination effect of Reishi mushroom and the Astragalus powder prevent it from spreading all over the patient’s body. The mushroom contains anti-fungal property and the Astragalus root is a natural pain-killer. To complete alleviate the blisters the patient needs to take 600 mg. of mushroom powder once a day or can directly apply those powders to the affected areas. Along with this the patient must drink the tea from the Astragalus root tincture to get relief from pain and fever.
This juice is highly beneficial when the patients have blisters in their mouths or on the lips. To cure the blisters the patients need to rinse their mouths with the fresh plum juice 3 times a day along with warm water. Apart from this they can also dip cotton balls in the juice and can apply those cotton balls on the blisters to sink them down. Plum juice is a rich source of antibiotics and a pain relieving agent that are highly effective for the fever blisters.
The grapefruit seeds are the richest source of antioxidants and antimicrobial properties and these are highly useful for reducing the fever blisters easily. First of all the patient needs to extract some fresh juice from the Aloe Vera leaves and then they need to crush some grapefruit seeds. Then these are to be mixed and apply on the blisters for 40 minutes till the paste gets dry. This procedure is to be repeated 2 times per a day to get disappear the fever blisters within 2 to 3 days.
Egg And Yogurt
The soothing property of the egg and yogurt are very useful for the fever blisters as they contain anti-inflammatory and pain killing properties. The patient needs to mix 1 cup of yogurt with one egg and a few bits of honey to prepare a facial mask. Then this mask should be applied to the blisters to soothe the pain and itching. This remedy is to be performed 2 times a day to get better results.
Tea Tree Oil
The tea tree oil contains an anti-bacterial property that is very helpful for the skin infection issues. Before using the oil the patient needs to dilute the tea tree oil properly by mixing sufficient water. Then these diluted oil needs to be applied to the blisters with the cotton balls to relieve the initial symptoms of the fever blisters. This application normally dries out the blisters and save them from getting complicated.
Apply Tea Bags
To get relief from the blisters the patient can also apply warm tea bags on the blisters for 30 minutes to get relaxation from the itching and pain. This procedure is to be repeated 4 times a day to get relaxation.
The patient needs to dip some cotton balls in the witch hazel solution and needs to apply them on the fever blisters to get relief.