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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Herbal Therapies Used by People Living With HIV: Tea Tree Oil

Tea tree oil ( Melaleuca alternifolia ) has become a popular treatment for people with HIV. It is made from a tree that is native only to Australia. Tea tree oil is used to prevent or treat mild cases of a variety of infections, particularly fungal... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Herbal Therapies Used by People Living With HIV: Neem

Neem ( Azadiracta indica ) is a tropical evergreen tree sometimes known in India as "the village pharmacy." The essential oil of this tree is an antibiotic used against a variety of micro-organisms. It is particularly useful for skin conditions,... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Herbal Therapies Used by People Living With HIV: Olive Leaf

Olive leaf ( Olea europaea ) extract is a modern version of traditional Mediterranean remedy for preventing fevers. It is also reputed to have antioxidant properties. Like many herbs, test-tube studies of olive leaf extract have found antiretroviral... Read more »
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meds and herbal supplemts such as green tea and omega 3, fish oils,.

I am taking Kaletra and Truvada and doing very well on them. I am also taking a multi-vit,green tea extract, and would like to start fish oil, omega 3, for long term effects of meds on cholesterol.I am in perfect health now and would like to keep...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
Not sure I know what your question is...Nelson... Read more »

green tea / te verde

Hola Doctor Nelson , quisiera saber si tomar te verde afecta o beneficia a las personas con HIV , yo tomo muchisimo y me hace sentir bien ,al menos me limpia , tomo truvada/norvir/reyataz mi cd4 759 y mi Virus indetectable 4 semanas despues de...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
Hay un poco de informacion del te verde y sus efectos de controlar el virus pero solo en el laboratorio. No se han hecho estudios en humanos todavia.Yo tomo te verde dos veces al dia para un poquito mas de energia. Tambien tiene antioxidantes que... Read more »

Ozonated Olive Oil for HIV Answer

Well.. I'm not surprised by your answer, THE BODY website is totally funded by Pharmaceutical companies - I've never seen such a looooonnng list as the one you've got putting money into this website. When you open this site, you ARE...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Please note my work here on The Body is completely voluntary and my advice is based on nearly 30 years as a board-certified immunologist and HIV specialist physician who has treated literally thousands of patients with HIV/AIDS, done research... Read more »

ayurveda and alternate therepies (AYURVEDA, 2010)

can you please brief me that how safe is to take coconut oil, green tea and aloe vera is to increase the CD4 count.many ayurveda doctors also recommends to take herbal preprations over ART. i believe that herbal preprations work in synergistic way....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Coconut oil, green tea and aloe vera will not increase CD4 count! (They won't lower it either!)Ayurveda doctors (or other alternative practitioners) who recommend herbal preparations over antiretroviral therapy are suffering from... Read more »
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Virgin Coconut Oil

Posted by garcia, 2 Replies
Hi all,

Stumbled across some new and promising developments on the subject of Virgin Coconut Oil (VCO) which my father put me on to.
Being the skeptic that I am, I'm not about to jump onto any bandwagons, but I thought it might be an idea to spread... Read more »

Promising supplement

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
There is a natural supplement called Morinda Citrifolia or Tahitian noni that is showing remarkable results with HIV/AIDs patients. I'm not HIV+, but because it helps other conditions as well, I became familiar with it via my mother, who has Stage 4... Read more »

HELP! Sleeping on HIV+ person's bed

Posted by Harty1, 3 Replies
For about 2 months I slept on the bed of a person that I found rout to be HIV+. On top of that, i was told after that an enemy who is HIV+ had access to my room and was doing more things to my bed. This is important because now when i sweat pheople... Read more »

Dermatitis

Posted by kr917, 2 Replies
I am experiencing redness in a perfect circle around my mouth...it looks as if someone his me square in the face with a baseball. Has anyone else experienced this? The HIV doc and Dermatologist diagnosed it as seborrheic dermatitis. I have used... Read more »