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The Herps

Nothing is more embarrassing then the eruption of a full blown cold sore on your face.  Not only does it look like a pus-sy crater, but it is imminent to hear “You know that’s Herpes” comments you will get, not to mention the disgusted stares from the public.   283 more words


A bunch of really useful ways to use Manuka Honey

This week I am blessed with cold sores, and when I say cold soreS I do mean the plural.  Half of my bottom lip is covered in them.  804 more words


Doom and Disaster

In the words of Hairy Maclairy’s creator, “Alas and alack”, I have a cold sore – and there is a large soiree this weekend! This time last year, I had a raging cold and doped myself to the eyeballs so I could go. 122 more words

Cold sores - (Boutons de fièvre)

Cold sores

Cold sores are caused by the herpes simplex virus. Honey is rich in flavonoids and phenolic acid, compounds shown to combat the virus in laboratory tests. 125 more words


Lemon balm was used by the Greeks 2,000 years ago

Lemon balm, or melissa, used to be planted near beehives as the bees are always attracted to the perfume of the flowers. In the Middle Ages it was used to cure depression, and aromatherapists still use it for this reason today. 80 more words


Explore The Uses Of Garlic!

We are blessed to live in a time of advanced medical technology. Taking advantage of what our current clinics and hospitals have to offer can be a very wise decision. 747 more words

The Natural Life



Generic Name: acyclovir and hydrocortisone

Date of Approval: July 31, 2009

Company: Medivir Pharma

Treatment for: Cold Sores

FDA Approves Lipsovir

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Lipsovir (acyclovir and hydrocortisone) for the early treatment of recurrent herpes labialis (cold sores) to reduce the likelihood of ulcerative cold sores and to shorten the lesion healing time. 813 more words

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