What Helps Shingles

Shingles also known as Herpes Zoster is a viral infection characterized by a painful, blistering rash accompanied by burning, tingling and itching caused by the varicella-zoster virus.


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Natural Remedies That May Help Shingles

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Cool Compress


Effectiveness
20%


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2

Baking Soda


Effectiveness
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3

L-Lysine


Effectiveness
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4

Acupuncture

A key component in Chinese medicine, Acupuncture involves inserting thin needles into specific points on the body to create a small immune response to promote circulation and healing. Known traditionally as rebalancing energy flow or “qi”, Acupuncture is commonly used to treat pain, manage stress, and for overall wellness.


Effectiveness
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5

Cayenne Pepper (Capsaicin)

Cayenne Pepper also known as Capsicum annuum is a hot chili pepper in the Solanaceae or nightshade family of flowering plants. Native to South America, Cayenne was introduced to Europe in the 15th century by Christopher Columbus. The active component responsible for the pepper’s spicy heat, Capsaicin, is an antioxidant used medicinally as a digestive aid and topical analgesic.


Effectiveness
20%


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