Traditionally the herbs in Shinglederm Rescue Plus have been used for their anti-viral, anti-herpetic, anti-spasmodic, pain relieving and skin repairing abilities. Shingles, or Herpes Varicella Zoster Virus, is often characterized by lesions of the skin. Shingles is often very painful and causes a burning and itching sensation associated with the inflammation of a shingles outbreak. Shinglederm Rescue Plus is a stronger formulation of Shinglederm Rescue. The Plus formula contains more herbs for shingles than the original and in higher concentrations.