Apply hydrogen peroxide for the care and relief of Cold Sores
Effectiveness: 2.9Popularity: 90
Why it works: Hydrogen peroxide can be used as a cleansing antiseptic to prevent infection of the sores and to promote healing.
How it works: Mix hydrogen peroxide with an equal amount of water and swish the solution around the mouth if this is where cold sores are located, or it can be applied to the sores on the outside of the face using a cotton swab.
The self cure remedy of Apply hydrogen peroxide for the care and relief of Cold Sores has an effectiveness score of 2.9 and a popularity score of 90 on the self-cure system.