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Fever Blister Gone With Use Of Roll-ons!

Author: Charlotte G.
Skill: Nurse
Date: 10-13-2010
Views: 3,287
Word Count: 189
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 4683-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 3

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Last night (10/12)I felt like I was getting a fever blister on my bottom lip (~6PM). When I looked to see what oils I had with me I realized that all I had were 3 different roll-ons. So I used "Breathe Again" on my bottom lip. The feeling you get when you just know you are getting a blister didn't go away after about 10 min. so I used it again. Still, no relief so then I used "Deep Relief".

Of course I felt the wonderful sensation you get when you've used Peppermint so I just knew relief was in sight. I then went into a 2 hour meeting (~6:35PM). By the time the meeting was over I realized I didn't feel anything on my lip. I was amazed again this morning because I woke up and there was no fever blister. I've gone ahead and put both "Breathe Again" and "Deep Relief" on my lip this morning just to make me feel good, but now it's past 12noon and there is no sign of a fever blister at all.

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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: cold-sores-/-fever-blisters,herpes — "The presence of beta-caryophyllene in many essential oils might contribute strongly to their antiviral ability. These results indicate that phenylpropanoids and sesquiterpenes present in essential oils contribute to their antiviral activity against HSV [herpes simplex virus]."Link
2.Associated topics: herpes — "The patient was successfully treated with topical peppermint oil [for postherpetic neuralgia, a complication of shingles].... The authors believe this is the first evidence of peppermint oil (or menthol) having a strong analgesic effect on neuropathic pain."Link
3.Associated topics: herpes — "Essential oils from anise, hyssop, thyme, ginger, camomile and sandalwood were screened for their inhibitory effect against herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) [genital herpes]. A clearly dose-dependent virucidal activity against HSV-2 could be demonstrated for all essential oils tested. Chamomile oil exhibited a high selectivity index and seems to be a promising candidate for topical therapeutic application as virucidal agents for treatment of herpes genitalis."Link

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