Day: March 2, 2016

Tea tree oil for cold sores – Does it work?

Ahhh tea tree oil. The gold standard of cold sore treatments for hippies. And while I love me some hippie teasing, I can’t just categorically state that tea tree oil doesn’t work because tree huggers love it (tea tree huggers?). So as I so often do, I looked a bit

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Is using ice on a cold sore a good idea?

It’s cold. Cold as balls. In fact, hold ice over your skin for more than a couple of minutes and it’ll probably start hurting before the numbness takes over. So then, why is ice such a go to remedy for some people when it comes to dealing with cold sores?

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