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Herbs For Hiv

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Ask the Experts

Aloe Vera, other exotic herbs and HIV

I am an HIV+ man and was reading about the benefits of Aloe Vera. I've read that it helps with the boost of the immune system and also the digestive tract. I take reyataz, truvada, and norvir contact and find that i have diarrhea more than I'd...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
... We used to use Aloe Vera in the 90's when we had no options to treat HIV besides nucleosides. It caused us to have diarrhea and GI upset and we saw no increases in CD4 cells at all. No data on this Read more »

Herbs and HIV

HI doctor. can Herbs treat (not cure) HIV better than the drugs we have. If no, why not. I used... Read more »

HIV+ and Herb Medicine

My CD4 is 304 and have yet to begin treatment(waiting on my doctor to say so). In the meantime, I... Read more »
Project Inform

Herbs, Supplements and HIV

...Beware! Conclusion Herbal Side Effects Chart Additional Information NIH Study Cautions Use of St. John's Wort With Anti-HIV Drugs Selenium and HIV Vitamin A (Beta-Carotine and Retinoids) and Anti-HIV Drug Interactions Vitamin E,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Uganda Bans Iranian HIV/AIDS, TB Herb

...government on Friday banned the distribution and use of an herb, Khomeini, used by some Iranian health care workers to treat HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis, Xinhua News Agency reports. Uganda's Minister of State for Health Alex Kamugisha said that... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Experimental Drug Based on Chinese Herb Might Be Effective Treatment for HIV

...eradicate (Henderson, Boston Globe , 8/7). The drug has been shown to reduce HIV viral loads by as much as 90% ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 6/8). Because bevirimat functions at a later stage in the virus' life cycle than protease inhibitors,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Chinese Herbalism

... What Is Herbalism? Why Do People With HIV Use Chinese Herbalism? How Are Chinese Herbs Used? What Are the Side Effects? How Do Chinese Herbs Interact With Other Read more »
Connect With Others


Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...A few months ago , I saw on this board an entry from a guy called Chris regarding some Chinese Herbs. He said he took Chinese Herbs (hepatic disease and Shousaikotou)and an Agaricus mushroom in Brazil and it boosted his CD4 Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...Any of you knows whether the claims in on the efficacy of Revivo against HIV are plausible? I ordered a month's dose out of desperation when i was diagnosed back in July 2003 and took it (am treatment Read more »

New front in effort to stop HIV

Posted by new2this2010
... This is a really interesting article i found today. Seems a wild mushroom has anti-HIV properties and it is already being experimented as an anti-cancer agent. This is great news.... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous
...can anyone share some insight on personal experiences with herbs to offset the side effects related to hiv therapy?They are so widely used in Europe, yet most American doctors warn to stay away. I'm not talking about farout stuff,just Read more »