You don’t ever forget the pain of shingles—some women have said it is more painful than childbirth! By treating your lesions with the anti-inflammatory, antiviral, and analgesic essential oils our master blender, Debra Stoltzfus, has blended into Shingle-eezTM, you can begin to lessen the pain and encourage healing. Learn how each of the eight oils in this Inshanti blend specifically contributes to your healing and pain relief by reading the detailed descriptions under the Ingredients tab.
To further promote rapid healing, Debra recommends that you tone your immune system by using nourishing foods, herbs, or other immune-boosting supplements like L-lysine; reduce your stress; and get plenty of rest.
Give shingles the boot with Shingle-eez!
Certified Organic Foraha (Tamanu) Oil, Certified Organic Simmondsia chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Pelargonium graveolens (Geranium) Oil, Matricaria recutita (German Chamomile) Oil, Melissa officinalis (Melissa) Oil, Cinnamomum camphora (Ravintsara) Oil, Helichrysum italicum (Helichrysum) Oil, Copaifera officinalis (Balsam Copaiba) Oil, Santalum austro caledonicum (Sandalwood) Oil, Kunzea ambigua (Kunzea) Oil.
Geranium essential oil has been studied and shown to actually reduce pain due to post-herpetic neuralgia (PHN) following a shingles outbreak. With topical application, essential oil of geranium has been shown to relieve painful sensations within mere minutes. It even outperformed topical capsaicin, which is often recommended for shingles pain, but which can take weeks to improve the pain
Melissa, also known as Lemon balm, essential oil, is known to completely reduce the appearance of herpes simplex lesions; therefore it can also be used to improve shingles. Its antiviral, anti-inflammatory and antispasmodic properties help relieve shingles itch, rashes, and nerve pain.Melissa is an excellent oil for preventing the spread of shingles due to its polyphenol content and has shown a significant reduction in the duration and severity of shingles. It speeds up healing and relieves itching and redness.
Ravintsara essential oil provides powerful antiviral action against the virus that causes shingles, reducing associated pain and even helping to shorten the duration of this painful condition.
Helichrysum is known to help nerves heal and regenerate. It is also a great pain reliever.
German chamomile essential oil is best known for its skin soothing and calming properties, which will take care of itchy and inflamed shingles rashes.
Balsam copaiba essential oil from Brazil gives your immune system a boost of anti-inflammatory goodness and cuts pain thanks to its known analgesic properties. Copaiba is one of the safest oils to use on the skin. It can be very useful in healing, soothing irritation, and treating skin issues such as shingles.
Sandalwood essential oil is very effective as anti-inflammatory agent. Sandalwood has a nice cooling effect that provides relief from all types of skin inflammation. The essential oil of sandalwood soothes the skin and helps scars and spots to heal much faster.
Kunzea essential oil is an anti-inflammatory and analgesic and is gentle enough to massage into sore muscles looking for relief. It may also calm skin irritations.
Apply to affected area. Use as often as needed for pain and skin healing.
If pregnant, nursing or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician or clinical certified aromatherapist. For external use only. Keep away from mucous membranes and eyes. Test a small amount on skin for allergic reaction. Keep out of reach of children. Avoid using on infants and small children under the age of five years old.