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Lemon Juice And Thrush

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Lemon juice vs. HIV?

I heard that in Australia a group of researchers descovered that lemon juice could inactivate HIV and kills semen due to the acid contained in the fruit. They also said that it could be a prevention during sex! What is your opinion about this...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
It's likely that there are many substances out there that can inactivate HIV in a test tube, but they might not be practical for use as an antimicrobial agent during sexual activity. A good example is nonoxynol-9: while it was found to be... Read more »

Lemon juice and HIV?

What has happened to the lemon juice vs HIV bit noted below, some three years ago?Lemon juice vs.... Read more »

Fresh lemon juice & CD4

Dear Sir,My younger brother was detected HIV in the late 2006, with the CD4 of 338. Later he was... Read more »
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Global Campaign for Microbicides

Why Women Should NOT Use Lemon or Lime Juice as a Microbicide

Some People Say That Women Can Use Lime or Lemon Juice to Protect Themselves From HIV. Is That True? No. Women in many cultures have used lemon or lime juice for contraception and vaginal hygiene purposes for centuries. Studies in Nigeria and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Lemons Fail Acid Test in HIV War

Today at the 4th International AIDS Society Conference in Sydney, researchers reported that vaginal douching with citrus juice had no effect on the spread of HIV in women. Lemons have long been used in the hope of preventing pregnancy. After... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Herbal Therapies Used by People Living With HIV: Lemon Balm

Lemon balm ( Melissa officinalis ) is a perennial herb and common garden plant in Europe. Medically, it's used primarily to treat anxiety and insomnia. It acts as a mild sedative and may also help those whose stomachs are upset for emotional... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

CNN Anchor Don Lemon Talks About Being Gay, Black and on TV

Besides looking a little like Marvin Gaye on the cover of his new memoir, Transparent , CNN anchor Don Lemon has revealed some shocking news: He is 45 years old. OK, that's not really the news -- although it is shocking because the weekend... Read more »
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Unproved Claims About Noni Juice

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Manufacturer Agrees to Cease Unproved Claims About Noni Juice
By John Slovick

Claims that Tahitian Noni Juice can cure diseases are no longer being made by Morinda, Inc., the product's manufacturer.

Noni Juice has long been talked about in the HIV... Read more »

Tahitian Noni (Herbal juice) and Atripla

Posted by dmdprman
Doctor told me to stop drinking Tahitian Noni juice. I have 3 boxes full of it. Super expensive drink. What to do? does anyone else take herbal drinks or meds while taking meds for HIV at the same time? What have you heard? Read more »

Noni Juice

Posted by Lilly, 10 Replies
I am wondering if anyone has had an experiences with Noni Juice, either good or bad? I am looking for an alternative way to build my counts up alittle and have read some good things about it but would really like to hear an unbiased opinion......
Tha... Read more »

juice plus

Posted by mak884, 3 Replies
I have been HIV positive for over 20 years and AIDS diagnosed for at least 15 years. I have never been able to get my t-cells past 163 until recently. About a year ago I started taking a vegetable and fruit supplement called juice plus. In 5... Read more »