Remedies for cold sores are everywhere. Some are good for lowering the discomfort, but most of these commercial cold sore remedies are more for profit than to assist you in eliminating your sore.
Who’s up next? Cocamidopropyl Betaine, come on down! This ingredient is derived from coconut oil and dimethylaminopropylamine and is used to make shampoos and cleansers lather. Unfortunately it is a skin, eye and lung irritant and under the right conditions (heat or acidity) it can form carcinogenic nitrosamines (cancer causing bad guys).
Bananas can help relieve the pain and inflammation of the affected area of the body. A diet of eight to nine bananas daily is also good to remedy your gout because it doesn’t only include potassium but other minerals as well, which aid in the suspension of the uric acid crystals. Beans, potatoes, green leafy vegetables, and vegetable juices are also good source of potassium.
From the Atkins Diet to the South Beach Diet, from low fat to low carb diets, there are numerous weight-loss plans to choose from. In addition, given conflicting information as to what works best, it can be difficult deciding what to do.
Use the bag as warm as you can tolerate outside of burning yourself. Press it to the wound about 11 to 14 minutes at a time. Periodically rub on the topical treatment product of your choice.
Use a natural sweetener. Instead of using processed, white sugar which has absolutely zero health benefits and lots of negative effects, replace it with raw honey, juicy dates, raisins or bananas. Did you know that raw honey is considered a superfood because of the endless nutritional benefits including rich enzymes, anti-allergy elements, and antibiotic properties? It’s true!
Be especially careful when using soaps or any kind of cleaners that are scented or filled with active ingredients that are actually soap-based. Try to find cleansers that are soap and fragrance-free with all natural ingredients.
There are even more benefits than the ones listed here, but you get the idea. So when stocking up on food in preparation for whatever urban survival scenario might come your way, stop for a moment and consider your health. Eating MRE’s and canned foods during a disaster won’t be good for your body, but eating honey everyday can help make up for that. And remember, it lasts forever so get all you can while it’s still affordable.