Use this lip balm to heal cold sores

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Many people around the globe under the age of 50 have the HSV-1 virus that causes cold sores (3.7 billion people have a chronic condition). Cold sores are widely spread across the globe, 61% of Europe’s men and 69% of Europe’s women get cold sores, and in the United States of America, 39% of men and 49% of women are infected. In general, cold sores last for 2 to 4 weeks and they disappear. To treat lip balms at home try this DIY lip balm.

Ingredients

  • An ounce of coconut oil
  • An ounce of shea butter
  • An ounce of beeswax
  • 20 drops of orange, lavender, lemon balm, or chamomile essential oil.
  • A teaspoon of honey.

To make the lip balm, grab a medium pot and fill half of it with water and put it over medium heat, then put a smaller pot inside the previous one to make a double boiler. Add the beeswax, coconut oil, and shea butter to the new small pot. When the ingredients meltdown, remove from the heat and whisk in the essential oil and honey. Grab a funnel and use it to transfer the liquid to tins. Once done, let it sit for an hour and you’re basically done.

Healing Cold Sore Balm

Ingredients

  • Half a tablespoon of castor oil
  • 1 tablespoon Shea butter or mango butter
  • 25 drops peppermint essential oil
  • 4 tablespoons lemon balm oil
  • 2 tablespoons beeswax
  • 2 drops clove bud oil
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 15 drops tea tree oil
  • Half a tablespoon tamanu oil

To make the lip balm, get a heat-proof jar and fill it quarter ways with crumbled dried lemon balm leaves, then pour in sunflower oil until the jar is almost full. Once done, fill a saucepan with a couple of inches of water and put the jar in the pan. Now take it and put it over low or medium-low heat for a few hours (make sure not to burn the herbs). Once infused, strain everything and pour the liquid in separate sealed jars in a dark and cool place for an entire year

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