A review on treatment of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) by Naturopathy
Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome is a clinical syndrome that is the result of infection with human immune deficiency virus which causes profound immunosuppression. Current therapies are available for symptomatic treatment of AIDS is quite expensive. Herbal medicines can be developed as a safe, effective and economical alternative. Herbal medications provide sensible means for the treatment of AIDS. The herbal medicines which are used for the treatment of AIDS are kalmegh, asparagus, Indian gooseberry, Ashoka, etc. Many compounds of plants origin inhibit HIV during the various stage of the HIV life cycle, these include several alkaloids carbohydrates, coumarin, lignin, and proteins. These candidates have the potential to come up as the drug for treatment for HIV infection. So, the purpose of this article is to identify herbs and there active constituents having activity against human immune-deficiency virus with an objective of providing an effective method for preventing the transmission and the treatment of this disease.
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