Shingles, or Herpes Zoster, is a disease caused by the reactivation of the varicella zoster virus within a person’s body. This is the same virus which causes chickenpox. Even after the chickenpox infection is over, the virus may remain inactive in your nervous system for years before reactivating as Shingles. Shingles is characterized by red rashes and painful skin blisters in localized area. Other symptoms may include fever, chills, headache, exhaustion, nausea, nerve inflammation, sensory loss, facial paralysis, multiple sclerosis, muscle weakness, emotional and stress sensitivity, mood swings, and fatigue.
Gripp can be used to provide temporary relief of cold and flu symptoms such as runny nose, sore throat, coughs, fatigue, headaches, muscle aches, shivers, body aches, and mild fever. May also be used to treat symptoms related to bronchitis as well as chronic or recurring infections.
Clindamycin is an antibiotic used in the treatment of serious infections caused by streptococci, pneumococci, and staphylococci. It is most commonly used in the treatment of serious respiratory tract infections such as empyema, anaerobic pneumonitis, and lung abscess; serious skin and soft tissue infections; septicemia; intra-abdominal infections such as peritonitis and intra-abdominal abscess (typically resulting from anaerobic organisms resident in the normal gastrointestinal tract); infections of the female pelvis and genital tract such as endometritis, nongonococcal tubo-ovarian abscess, pelvic cellulitis, and postsurgical vaginal cuff infection. Due to the risk of colitis when using oral medication, clindamycin is generally reserved for those individuals who are allergic to the less-toxic penicillins.
Candida Albicans is an opportunistic fungus that is a common member of the human gut flora. It is the cause of Candida Related Complex, and many undesirable symptoms, including yeast infection, fatigue, brain fog, mucosa, fungal overgrowth, genital itching, weak immune function, dizziness, hypoglycemia, allergies, digestive problems, chronic bladder inflammation, frequent cold sores, and low body temperature.
Phenazopyridine hydrochloride is a pain reliever that affects the lower part of the urinary tract (bladder and urethra). It is used to treat urinary symptoms such as pain or burning, increased urination, and increased urge to urinate; however, it can not treat urinary tract infection.
Hepar sulfuris calcareum (common name crude calcium sulfide) is a homeopathic remedy that may treat painful and hoarse dry coughs that are worsened by cold weather and cold drinks. It may also help treat eye infections that have a lot of discharge and pus, ulcers with pus, abscesses, tooth abscesses, colds and flu (where the person is extremely sensitive to cold), sore throats with splinter-like pain, cold sores, and throat abscesses with a foul smell. Some consider hepar sulfuris calcareum 200CH to be the closest thing to a homeopathic antibiotic.
Acerola, also known as acerola cherry, is a fruit rich in vitamin C. It also contains vitamin A, thiamine, riboflavin, and niacin. Acerola may be used to treat or prevent scurvy as well as prevent heart disease, atherosclerosis, blood clots, and cancer. It may also be used to help fight colds and flu, pressure sores, bleeding in the eye, tooth decay, gum infections, depression, hay fever, diarrhea, dysentery, and collagen disorders. Athletes may use acerola to improve their physical endurance.
Cardamom, sometimes called cardamon, is a spice that comes from the Zingiberaceae plant family and has been used in herbal medicine for centuries. Cardamom may be taken for digestion problems such as heartburn, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, liver and gallbladder issues, and loss of appetite. It may also be used to aid with colds and infections, coughs, sore throats, detoxification, weight loss, cancer prevention, depression, sleep problems, diabetes, oral health, urinary problems, premature ejaculation, erectile dysfunction, impotency, headaches, inflammation, and high blood pressure.
Echinacea Compositum is used for the stimulation of the defense mechanism in minor infections and for the relief of symptoms due to infection such as inflammation, fever, and swelling. It can also be used to treat flu-like infections, skin diseases, immune weakness, pharyngitis, boils, abscesses, phlegmons, toxicosis, gingivitis, stomatitis, sinusitis, gastroenteritis, enterocolitis, cystitis, pyelitis, vaginitis, adnexitis, glomerulonephritis, osteomyelitis, otitis media, meningitis, mononucleosis, and mastitis.
Active Hexose Correlated Compound (AHCC) is a mushroom extract that has been shown to strongly boost the function of natural killer cells. It is great for prevention and treatment of colds and the flu, and should also be considered in any case of bacterial or viral infection such as pneumonia, herpes, HPV, Epstein-Barr/mononucleosis, and even Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses. Used at the first indication of illness it can often prevent its progression. In cancer care it has been shown to reduce bone marrow suppression of chemotherapies. Studies have also found that it can reduce PSA in prostate cancer. Its utilization in cancer therapy should be under the advisement of your health care provider.