2. Vanilla Oil
Unlike harmful chemicals and topical ointments loaded with artificial synthesized drugs, when we use Vanilla Extract for cold sores’ treatment, it has amazing benefits for your skin as well. It’s anti-infection properties make it perfect to treat cold sores. Use 100% Vanilla Extract twice daily. Take a cotton ball or swab, dip it in the Vanilla Extract and apply swiftly on the cold sore. Repeat as necessary.
Note: Sometimes application of Vanilla Oil can cause irritation and swelling to those with sensitive skin. Always use 100% Vanilla and not artificial Vanilla. Here’s a brand we love.