|aloe vera and HIV
Jul 16, 2013
can an HIV person who is not yet on treatment use aloe vera juice as an immune booster
| Response from Dr. Young
Hello and thanks for posting.
While touted by some as an immune booster, there's little compelling scientific evidence that aloe does much. A recent publication of a tiny series of patients from Nigeria who took aloe vera found no significant increase in weight or CD4 cell count (ie., p values less than 0.05).
Having said that, there's no harm in taking the aloe.
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