What Is The Best Herb For Aids Virus

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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 was told by a nurse start taking herb medicine named Selenium-200mcg-once daily with one-a-day men multivitamin. I have been doing this for a couple...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...Selenium is an essential trace mineral and not an herb and is required for some enzymes in the body in order to function appropriately. At that dose, there is no concern. There is Read more »

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... Read more »

Anti-HIV with herb!

I am a AIDS patient in CHINA, i heard about herbal medicine is useful, so could you pls do me a... Read more »
Project Inform

Herbs, Supplements and HIV

...(Beta-Carotine and Retinoids) and Anti-HIV Drug Interactions Vitamin E, Vitamin A and Anti-HIV Therapies Vitamin Supplements and HIV in Women (Implications for Everyone) Zinc Deficiencies and HIV Introduction Vitamins, supplements... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...the first in a new class of drugs that aim to prevent the maturation of HIV. Bevirimat works by obstructing a process in which HIV infects human cells and uses their replication mechanism to make copies of itself. Bevirimat causes the cells to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Uganda Bans Iranian HIV/AIDS, TB Herb

... The Ugandan 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 Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Chinese Herbalism

...positions on each wrist, and at three depths at each position. Illness is not defined by symptoms or the name of a disease like "HIV infection." Instead, a practitioner of Chinese medicine will talk about energy imbalances. The language can sound... Read more »
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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 purdeyp, 3 Replies
...that way as long as possible, so am interested to hear from people who have found alternative therapies - including supplements/herbs, etc that boost your CD4 and lower your viral load. I currently take all the usual suspects - alongside all... Read more »

Natural remedies? Not on meds yet....

Posted by cassiusp, 8 Replies
Not yet on meds, still have a decent T cell count. Started taking Korean Ginseng. NAC, ST Johns Wort and Lysine (collagen, I am a little paranoid about wrinkles :) ) and a good multivit. Oh and plan to start breathing meditations with my BF (he... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Have any of you heard of echinacea, and herb that boosts your immune system? It is shown to produce more white blood cells, t-cell, interleukins, etc. However, some say that Read more »