Home Remedies For Shingles
Powder two aspirin tablets and mix it in 2 tbsp of chloroform or alcohol. Apply this paste on the affected area.
This will provide good relief.
You can apply wet dressing to soothe the burning sensation
Avoid being in humid areas. Always keep yourself cool.
When blisters get infected, dab them with hydrogen peroxide.
Keep the blisters open and dry. Do not burst the blisters by scratching.
To provide relief, make a solution by mixing 1/2 cup of apple cider vinegar in 2 cups of water. Use a cotton cloth to moisten the affected areas by using the upward movement.
To prevent itching and to reduce pain you can dust colloidal powder.
You can make a solution by mixing aloe vera gel, raw honey and leek juice to be applied on the rash.
You can also sponge the blisters or rashes by use of vitamin E oil, apple cider vinegar, cool goldenseal, mugwort or peppermint tea.
Baking soda and water solution can also be applied as a cold compress.
Apply a mixture of yogurt and zinc oxide along the particular path of the nerve. If it is applied before the outbreak it would help to curb the outburst of blisters.
Avoid food which contain amino acid such as chocolate, cereal grains, nuts and seeds
Eating pear of having its juice in ample amounts is good, as it has a great supply of antiviral caffeic acid.
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