It is painful skin rash which is caused by Varicella Zoastervirus and it appears as a band or strip or small area on one side of the face or body. It is also known as herpes zoster.

How Homeopathy can help ?

The underlying cause of the mistuned body is the susceptibility of the patient. Susceptibility is the imbalance of the organism attributed to several potential factors. Homeopathic medicines have great role in relieving the symptoms of herpes. It soothes the nerve ending therefore giving great relief in the agonizing pain which the patient goes through. The homeopathic medicine aims at attacking the virus directly. Homeopathy stimulates the vitality and boosts the defense mechanisms to combat and eliminate the virus.

Homeopathic medicines induce an artificial disease in the body that is like the natural disease but of shorter duration. The body’s secondary response to this artificially induced disease fights off the artificial as well as the natural disease. As the natural disease is weaker then the artificially induced disease it vanishes off first and then the artificially induced disease goes off by itself as the diseases inducing medicine is stopped and the healing medicines are started which is called secondary prescription.


  • Red patches —–Small blisters ——Filled with fluid——Crust Fever
  • Headache
  • Itching/tingling /pain
  • Muscle weakness
  • Difficulty moving some muscles of face
  • Hearing loss
  • Loss of eye motion
  • Fatigue

Home Remedies

  • Lysine – found in legumes and meat.
  • Tea-use tea water locally on the sore skin.
  • Ice – apply ice on an affected area with sores to relieve itching and pain.
  • Milk – Apply milk to the affected area.
  • Bath – take a refreshing bath.
  • Bakingsoda – With cotton ball apply baking soda on the sores. Let it dry. This would reduce itching.

Self Care

  • Maintain healthy body weight.
  • Exercise.
  • Quit alcohol.
  • Reduce stress.
  • Avoid coffee and tea.
  • Avoid vaginal lubricants.

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