Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

An acute infection caused by reactivation of the varicella-zoster virus and involving the dorsal root ganglia; causes eruptions and neuralgia on the skin corresponding to the distribution of the affected root ganglia; commonly known as "shingles."

Nutrients Involved

Vitamin B12, vitamin C, vitamin E, Pantothenic Acid, dl-Phenylalanine


Suggested Nutritional Supplementation


  • Neurosol - 1 softgel three times daily

All-in-one formula for nutritional nerve support.

  • ImmuCore - 2-6 tablets daily

ImmuCore is designed to provide a multiple mechanistic approach to support healthy immune system function through enhancing activities of macrophages, natural killer cells, and T cell subsets.

  • E-Complex 1:1 - 3-4 capsules daily. Nutritional support for post-herpetic neuralgia.
  • L-Lysine - 6 capsules on an empty stomach initially; then 1 capsule 3 times daily on an empty stomach

until lesions heal.

Inhibits activation of herpes virus.

Additional Considerations

  • Tocophodermis Ointment - Apply topically to speed healing process, reduce scarring.
  • D-68 - 2/3 dropperful 3 times daily as a homeopathic support in herpes zoster.


Dietary Suggestions

  • FirstLine Therapy® Diet

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