Lemon balm for shingles
Herbal Remedies for Shingles Virus
It is caused by the varicella-zoster virus. Shingles consist of a rash that follows a nerve pathway and can be very painful. Shingles cases occur in adults who have previously had chickenpox and in whom the virus has been reactivated, usually because their immune systems are weakened by disease and/or stress.
Balsam oil (Hypericum): Lemon balm for shingles
can be applied to the rash to help ease the pain of shingles. You can take a balsam tincture internally if you are not taking any other medicines, or drink tea made from this herb. St. John’s wort herb is good at relieving nerve pain and has antiviral properties. It also has antidepressant effects, which can help relieve stress.
has antiviral properties and can be particularly effective against herpes viruses. You can use lemon balm for shingles in a variety of ways. Add 2 tsp. dried lemon balm in 1 cup boiling water and let it simmer. You can drink this tea or apply it to your rash. You can use lemon balm oil on a carrier product, such as almond oil or skin cream, and apply it to your rash several times a day.
Capsaicin is the ingredient in red peppers that makes them hot. Capsaicin is known to relieve pain and can help with nerve pain, or neuralgia, caused by herpes. You can buy commercial creams that contain capsaicin, or you can make your own by mixing paprika (cayenne) in white skin lotion until the lotion turns pink. When using capsaicin products, test them first on a small area of skin to make sure they do not cause irritation. Apply carefully and then wash your hands with soap. Be very careful not to get capsaicin near the eyes or mucous membranes. You can also buy cayenne capsules or just add more red pepper to your diet.
You can drink tea made from the plants of the mint family (mint and mint) or apply them to your rash. Licorice has antiviral properties and can relieve pain. Cardamom, anthracnose and soy can have antiperspirant effects when consumed.
Read more: Lemon balm for herpes