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Frankincense For Cold Sores

Author: Heidi K.
Date: 09-04-2005
Views: 13,796
Word Count: 216
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 937-OR

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For years I have been plagued with outbreaks of cold sores - always at the worst possible time - as an apparent result of over-exposure to sun and/or at times of stress. These sores were extremely painful, lasted at least a week and made me very self-conscious.

I had read many testimonials regarding Frankincense, and decided to try applying this oil at the first sign of my last outbreak. As soon as I felt the telltale tingle on my lower lip, I applied a drop of Frankincense to my finger and rubbed it on my lower lip. I repeated this 2 times the first day. The pain that has always followed the tingle never developed. The second day the sore seemed to reach its peak and began to drain, but had no associated pain. I repeated the first day's 3x/day application of Frankincense. The third day there was, again, no pain, and the sore had begun to disappear. I repeated the 3x/day application of Frankincense. Today, the fourth day, there is no pain, the sore is gone and all that is left is a dry layer of skin over the place where the sore was.

Thanks be to God for the gifts that he has given us. May He give us the wisdom to use them wisely.

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