Have you felt how annoying it is to have unexpected visitors in your home whom you haven’t seen since 7th grade and they are now bothering you like crazy? That’s how shingles (could be with all the pain and the itch.
Actually, shingles is perhaps the nephew of your aunt named chicken pox whom you have endured decades ago. Unfortunately, the varicella virus, the one that caused the return of the annoying visitor named shingles, a painful skin rash, which by the way is the cause of your chicken pox, was apparently not completely healed that time.
It lurked in your spine and has decided to come out with vengeance after a decade or so. Manifestation would be itchy and painful blisters breaking out from the spine to the chest. Like a judas belt forming a painful curse around you. It will stay with you for at least 2 weeks making you feverish, weak and headachy.
Alternative practitioners recommend the following natural relief to alleviate the pain of the shingles attack. To help remove the virus, you may use activated charcoal.
For shingles treatment, just by adding a small amount of water to it plus cornstarch or flaxseed, you can make a paste to be put on the blisters. Make sure you put on latex gloves to avoid contaminating yourself and other people with the communicable virus.
Apply the paste to the blisters and let it stand for 20 minutes, leaving the paste for 12 hours. Wash it off the re apply until the blisters are dry and healed.
A hydrogen peroxide gel may also be used to kill the virus and help shorten the episodes of shingles. Apply the gel every 2 to 3 hours until they have dried and healed.
The shingles must have attacked because of the persons’ low immune system, Therefore, it is a must that immune system be enhanced and strengthened by taking high potency multivitamins specially Vitamin C.
Even if a virus is self limiting, meaning, it could go away on its own, it pays to take some natural relief to be free form the horror of the shingles pain it’s causing. After all, there will be no drug interaction for these natural alternative home remedies for shingles treatments.
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