Tag Archives: Herbs for HIV

 

Maitake: Magic Mushroom?

Maitake are Asian mushrooms which have been used in traditional Asian medical practices for thousands of years. Maitake are closely related to the better known shiitake mushrooms, which also have medical benefits. In recent years, studies have suggested that maitake have much stronger benefits than shiitake mushrooms and other related...
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Neem: Natural Protease Inhibitor?

Sonia Arora of Kean University in New Jersey, is heading research into whether extracts from the neem tree can help fight HIV. Preliminary results, announced at the Experimental Biology 2012 meeting in San Diego, suggest that several extracts from neem may interfere with HIV protease. Protease is the protein in...
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Cluster Fig

A recent study on the cluster fig found that it contains several chemicals that may be effective in fighting HIV. The study was published in August 2011 in the journal Natural Product Communications. The cluster fig, or Ficus glomarata (alt. Ficus racemosa) is a native of Australasia, India and Southeast...
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Green Tea Fights HIV

Tea is one of the most popular beverages on Earth, and has been used as a health beverage for thousands of years. In particular, green tea is a very healthy beverage. Green tea is becoming more familiar in Europe and America, but most people still think first of the traditional...
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Peppermint, Lemon Balm and Sage Kill HIV

Peppermint, Lemon Balm and Sage are well known herbs often used in cooking and as scents for various purposes. They also have a long history of use in herbal medicine. All three belong to the family Lamiaceae, a plant genealogy known for it’s strongly scented, often oily leaves. The same...
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