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Google defines Shingles as an acute, painful inflammation of the nerve ganglia, with a skin eruption often forming a girdle around the middle of the body. It is caused by the same virus as chickenpox.


We have a blend that is at 50% dilution, Ravintsara, Ravensara in a base of Calophyllum Inophyllum carrier oil (sometimes known as Foraha or Tamanu).


Although we are careful not to make medicial claims, I would like to share quotes from other Medical professionals and Clinical Aromatherapists:

Dr. Kurt Schnaubelt, who writes in Medical aromatherapy: healing with essential oils that a dilution of Ravensara essential oil in a base of Calophyllum inophyllum (Foraha or Tamanu) can treat Shingles effectively.

And Dr. Jane Buckle writes of the use of Ravensara in Calophyllum to treat Shingles, and, in fact, any sort of Herpes outbreak.  She writes in Clinical Aromatherapy "the most successful essential oil Ihave used has been Ravensara Aromatica. "

Len Price, in Carrier Oils for Aromatherapy and Massage writes of Calophyllum (which he calls Tamanu "a combination of tamanu vegetable oil and Ravensara aromatica essential oil has been used successfully as a treatment for Shingles."


1oz, 2oz and 4oz

Shingles Blend

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