SHINGLES

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.

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

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

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