Home Remedies for Cold Sores
By: Trevor Stiede
Increase amount of antiviral amino acids:
Olive leaf extract
Resveratrol can inhibit the herpes virus by preventing the reactivation of the latent virus. The sooner you use it the better it will work.
Vitamin C can increase the amount of immunity in your body. Also vitamin C lessens the effect of the virus in the common cold which develops around the same time as a cold sore
Take a daily zinc supplement
Manage your stress
Stress is one of the most common factors for the reactivation of cold sores.