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Herbs For HIV Suppression

December 13, 2012  by: Paulose  Points: 15   Category: Health    Views: 587

Red is the mark of danger. The whole world is wearing red ribbons announcing the dangerous increase of the sexually transmitted infections, especially of HIV Virus. Promiscuity and free sex, boosted and encouraged by media has resulted in an alarming increase of sexually transmitted diseases. Medical world is trying its best to find solution to arrest this menace on the increase.


In the recent decades the spread of AIDS/HIV cases is alarmingly increasing all over the world. Experts are warning governments as well as people that unless urgent action is taken, the epidemic Human Immunodeficiency Virus(HIV virus) will wipe out a major part of the human race. This virus progressively destroys or damages cells in the immune system and cause infections and cancers in the cody.

Statistics show that the number of new diagnoses has increased by by 50 per cent during the past 10 years. Medical world is greatly embarrassed at the increase of AIDS/HIV at a skyrocketing rate. Conventional medical systems are trying to discover a vaccination to arrest the virus. Alternative medical systems have been trying to find solutions for AIDS with herbs and other methods.

Herbs that help to suppress HIV virus

From ancient times people have been using herbs as remedies for sexually transmitted diseases. Although modern researchers so far could not find out that natural remedies are not much effective in inhibiting HIV replication, preliminary studies suggest that some herbs such as boxwood shrub may delay the progress of the diseases.

1) Evergreen boxwood shrub
Boxwood (Buxus sempervirens) is an evergreen shrub, found commonly in the Northern hemisphere, has been found to have potential effects in controlling AIDS/HIV. French scientists have found the extract of boxwood shrub to be HIV counts. It reveals to be more effective when used in combination with other drugs and no severe side effects have been reported so far. Sometimes it may cause vomiting in pregnant and nursing women.

2) Elderberry flowers
Elderberry(Sambucus nigra) flowers are mainly used against respiratory disorders. It is found to act against viral illnesses including HIV. It can be used as tea.

3) Astragalus root(Astragalus membranaceus)
This is a herbal plant commonly used in Chinese formulas. It supports immune system of the body by promoting normal levels of specific immune cells and reduces the growth of HIV.

4) Bee propolis
This is actually the product made by the bees. Bees coat their hives with propolis as we use in sealing walls etc. Ancient people were using it to fight infection and heal wounds. Propolis cream has been very effective in treating genital herpes and vaginal infections.

There are also plants in nature such as St. John’s wort which may create side effects and worsen the condition of HIV infection. They have to be studied by experts and should be used only with the guidance of a doctor.

Nature is a reliable pharmacy where we can find remedies for all or illnesses. Unfortunately we are losing many species of plant world by human greed and carelessness. There are many more herbs in nature which can surely help humanity to suppress the increase of HIV and other deadly virus and parasites.


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