Arrrrgh anybody else suffer from cold sores? Life has been a bit hectic of late and so I had six pop up overnight. Yep, even herbalists get issues at times and whilst it’s clearly a message to sloooooooow down thankfully, I can also get by with a little help from my friends.
Probably most well known for its indication in the treatment of depression, St John’s Wort is also a kickass antiviral both topically and internally and can be used to treat cold sores, shingles and chicken pox. Plus, it’s vulnerary actions make it a little powerhouse when it comes to wound healing for burns, cuts and scrapes.