You woke up this morning, and suddenly, you notice a blister on your lips. You think it will go away by itself, but then, other symptoms start to develop. You experience itching and a burning sensation in the mouth, and have trouble eating as your mouth has become extra sensitive. These are all symptoms of a cold sore.
Try this effective DIY lip balm recipe next time a cold sore comes around! It features lemon balm - a potent antiviral that's been shown in studies to improve cold sore symptoms & shorten the duration of time to heal.: