Cold sores are also known as fever blisters. These are a result of viral infection. What will appear around your lips are small blisters filled with fluid. They usually appear in clusters. When the blisters break, there’s a crust that will form on top of the sore. If you’re lucky enough, your cold sores will go away on their own in two to four weeks and will not leave any scar behind.
This condition can be spread from close contact. Caused by herpes simplex virus (HSV-1), it is quite contagious even when the sores are not visible. Below, you’ll find 12 natural remedies that you can use to treat your cold sores.