Another name is herpes zoster. An acute infectious disease caused by the varicella-zoster virus, characterized by numerous painful and itchy blisters of the nerve endings of the skin. Usually develop on the back and the abdomen.

Give preference to raw foods, brewer's yeast, whole grains. A diet rich in cayenne pepper may bring relief from pain.

L-Lysine, vitamins B complex, B 12, C, D, E, bioflavonoids, zinc, coenzyme Q10.

Buttercup (Ranunculus bulbosus), especially when the shingles are on the trunk of the body.