HERBAL FORMULA FOR SHINGLES
Shingles is a disease caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox. In the United States, 9 out of 10 adults have had chickenpox. Chances are, you were one of them. If you’ve had chickenpox, the virus can live, but remain inactive, in your body for many years. If it becomes active again — usually later in life — the chickenpox virus can give you Shingles.
Shingles, also called herpes zoster, is a painful rash caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox. Once a person has had chickenpox, the virus can live, but remain inactive, in certain nerve roots within the body. If it becomes active again, usually later in life, it can cause Shingles.
We have found that by using herbs it will lessen the symptoms of shingles, help suppress the virus and relieve pain. This formula is very successful in speeding the suppression of the virus.
Description of the herbal formula according to traditional herbal medicine:
Radicis Angelicae Sinensis: Invigorates blood circulation and relieves pain. Used for traumatic injuries and disperses blood stagnation. Used for shingles it can relieve nerve pain and promote the healing of the affected area.
Rhizoma Curcumae Longae: Reduces swelling, treats swelling and pain from sores and lesions caused by toxic heat accumulation with blood and qi stagnation.
Fructus Forsythiae: Clears heat and eliminates toxins that are characterized by sores, lesions, ulcerations.
Radix Scutellariae: Eliminates toxins and clears heat for lesions and sores with redness, swelling and pain.
Flos Lonicerae: Clears heat and eliminates toxins that are characterized by sores, lesions, ulcerations.
Fructus Arctii: Eliminates toxins and vents rashes to eliminate toxic heat from the skin and clears toxins from the body.
Herba Taraxaci: Clears heat and eliminates toxins thatmanifest as sores, lesions.
Cortex Phellodendri: This herb effectively clears excess heat and eliminates toxins. It has demonstrated antiviral effect against herpes virus.
Radix Lithospermi: Cools blood, invigorates blood circulation, and relieves toxins that manifest in rashes, itching, pain. It also has an inhibitory effect against herpes virus.
Herba Hypericum: This herb has antibacterial and antiviral action against herpes simplex virus. It also helps to treat depression that can be associated with shingles.
Flos Chrysanthemi Indici: Clears heat and eliminates toxins. Flos chrysanthemi has both antibacterial and antiviral functions against herpes virus.
Folium Phrrosiae: Preparations of folium phrrosiae have shown marked inhibitory effectiveness against herpes virus.
Herba Violae: Has excellent properties to clear heat, eliminate toxins, reduce abscesses and cool blood.
Herba Lysimachiae: Clears damp heat from the liver and gallbladder to clear heat and toxins from the skin as found in sores and lesions caused by shingles.
Radix Isatidis: Has excellent properties to clear heat and eliminate toxins to treat both the exterior and interior levels for herpes zoster.
Turmeric: Turmeric is used for conditions involving pain.
Lemon balm: Is used for anxiety and stress one of the things that can cause your immune system to become stressed.
Passionflower: Is used for pain with skin burning and skin dissorders.
Shitake; Is used for inflammation and supports immune health.
Decaf green tea: A small amount of tea is added to blend the herbal formula.
This formula is not intended to treat, cure or diagnose the above condition. The information given is strictly according to traditional herbal medicine and should be used and prescribed as an herbal supplement.