22 Best Home Remedies To Get Fast Relief From ‘Shingles’!!


Shingles are caused by the virus named ‘varicella zoster’ that remains asleep the nervous system for many years and become ‘active’ when the immune system becomes weak. It results in painful rashes, stabbing pain, and itching on the body. After some time, red rashes appear on the body which is then followed by the painful blisters. So, check out the home remedies to get rid of it fast.

1. ACV

Tip 1:

You Will Need:

a) Washcloth
b) Apple cider vinegar

Steps:

a) Soak the washcloth in the ACV and cover the lesion with it.
b) Repeat it two times a day.

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Tip 2:

You Will Need:

a) 2 tbsp ACV
b) Fresh juice/water

Steps:

a) Add ACV in a glass of water or fresh juice.
b) Drink it daily to make the healing process speedier.

2. Cayenne Pepper

Tip 1:

You Will Need:

a) 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
b) 2 tbsp fresh aloe vera gel

Steps:

a) Squeeze out the aloe gel out of the fresh bottle.
b) Add this to the cayenne pepper and apply it to the affected skin areas.

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Tip 2:

You Will Need:

a) Cayenne pepper
b) Yogurt

Steps:

a) Make a paste by adding cayenne pepper to the yogurt or moisturizing cream.
b) Apply this to the affected skin regions after every 4 to 5 hours.

3. Baking Soda + Epsom Salt

You Will Need:

a) 1 cup baking soda powder
b) 1 and a 1/2 cup Epsom salt

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Steps:

a) Add Epsom salt and baking soda powder into the bathtub.
b) Fill it with the tepid water and allow it to dissolve fully.
c) Now, immerse yourself in this solution for fifteen minutes to get rid of the pain, itching, and inflammation.

Note: Avoid drying out your body with a towel as it will irritate the blister and rashes.

4. Cabbage Poultice

You Will Need:

a) Green cabbage leaves

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Steps:

a) Take few green cabbage leaves and crush them using a rolling pin.
b) Microwave it at 200-degree temperature for two minutes.
c) Apply this to the affected region and wrap it with plastic.

5. Turmeric

Tip1:

Make turmeric paste and apply this to the shingles.

6. Organic Honey

You Will Need:

a) Bandage
b) Organic honey

Steps:

a) Take the bandage and pour organic honey to it.
b) Apply this to the blisters.

7. Virgin Coconut Oil

Tip 1:

You Will Need:

a) Virgin Coconut Oil
b) Gauze

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Steps:

a) Soak one gauze in the Virgin Coconut Oil.

b) Put it over the affected areas.
c) Replace it after few hours.

Tip 2:

You Will Need:

a) 1 tbsp eucalyptus oil
b) 2 tbsp virgin Coconut Oil

Steps:

a) Mix the two oils.
b) Use this mixture to cure shingles fast.

Tip 3:

Rub the Virgin Coconut Oil directly to the affected skin regions three times a day to get rid of pain and swelling.

8. Garlic

You Will Need:

a) 10 to 15 garlic cloves
b) Cold water

Steps:

a) Crush the garlic cloves and apply this directly to the affected skin regions.
b) Wash it off after 45 minutes with cold water.
c) Do this three times a day for 15 days.

Note: Avoid mixing the water in the crushed garlic cloves.

9. Rosehip Oil

You Will Need:

a) Olive oil
b) Rosehip oil

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Steps:

a) Combine the olive and rosehip oil in equal proportion.
b) Rub this gently on the affected regions two times a day.

10. Tea Tree Oil

You Will Need:

a) Tea Tree Oil
b) Carrier oil (any)

Steps:

a) Take Tea Tree Oil and mix them with any carrier oil.
b) Apply this gently on the shingles four times in a day for fifteen days.

11. Indian Lilac

You Will Need:

a) A handful of Indian Lilac leaves
b) Big container
c) Washcloth

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Steps:

a) Boil the leaves of Indian Lilac in a big container.
b) Let this solution cool down for some time and then filter it out.
c) Soak the washcloth into it and put this on the affected areas.
d) repeat this remedy four to five times a day.

12. Plantain

You Will Need:

a) Plantain
b) Blender

Steps:

a) Grind the Plantain in the blender and add tepid water to it for a paste.
b) Apply this to the affected skin areas to get rid of the tingling sensation and pain.

Note: You can even add mint leaves to it.

13. Green Tea

Tip:

Drink the green tea four to five times a day.

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14. Myrrh

Tip 1:

Apply the myrrh tincture three times a day.

Tip 2:

a) Consume the tincture of this herb four times daily to fast the healing process.
b) Follow this tip till you get recovered fully.

15. Olive Leaf Extract

You Will Need:

a) Olive or oregano oil
b) Olive Leaf Extract powder

Steps:

a) Take olive leaf extract powder and add oregano or olive oil to it.
b) Rub this on the affected skin areas to get fast relief.

16. Oat Straw

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Tip:

Brew its tea or use the herb in the form of tincture, liquid extract, or powder.

17. Mullein Leaves

You Will Need:

a) Mullein Leaves
b) Warm compress
c) Cotton balls

Steps:

a) Boil few Mullein Leaves the cup of water for fifteen minutes.
b) Apply the hot compress of this decoction to the rashes with a cotton ball.

18. Chamomile Tea

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Tip:

Take a Chamomile Tea bath to reduce the itching and burning sensation due to shingles.

19. Lemon Balm

You Will Need:

a) Lemon Balm
b) Hot water

Steps:

a) Brew the herbal tea by adding few lemon balm leaves to the boiling water.
b) Steep it for few minutes and filter it later on.
c) Sip this infusion slowly.

20. Mint Leaves

You Will Need:

a) Mint leaves

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Steps:

a) Take few mint leaves and crush them well by adding water to it.
b) Apply this on the blisters to lower the burning sensation.

21. Passion Flower

Tip 1:

You Will Need:

a) Passion Flower
b) Hot water

Steps:

a) Take the herbal decoction by steeping the passion flowers in hot water for ten minutes.

Tip 2:

Consume 4 to 7 grams of dried Passion Flowers three times a day.

Note: This herbal remedy is not recommended for the children and pregnant ladies.

22. Licorice

You Will Need:

a) 1 to 2 tsp crushed dry Licorice powder
b) Boiled water

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Steps:

a) Soak the dry Licorice powder in the cup of boiled water for ten to fifteen minutes.
b) Apply paste to the affected skin areas

 

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