Hello, Wanted to provide some guidance for those beginners who would like to get a comprehensive list of Natural sources of Anti- Herpes family virues which includes HHV-1,2, HHV-4 [ EBV], HHV-5 [ CMV], HHV-6 . Note : the majority of these below contain substances toxic directly or indirectly to the CFID Herpes family viruses such as CMV, EBV, HHV-6 when taken in appropriate doses so its not only HIV. The original article was meant for HIV patients at: http://www.greenmedinfo.com/blog/38-natural-alternatives-hiv Whey protein concentrate supplementation can stimulate glutathione synthesis and, possibly, decrease the occurence of associated co-infections. Curcumin is an effective treatment for HIV-associated diarrhea. A polyphenol and antioxidant rich fruit and vegetable concentrate has therapeutic value in HIV patients due to enhanced proliferation, which could restore disturbances in T-cell homeostasis. Neem leaf extract safely increases CD4 celllevels in patients with HIV/AIDS. Selenium supplementation suppresses the progression of HIV-1 and improves CD4 count. Cinnamomum zeylanicum has therapeutic activity in HIV-associated oral candidiasis. Elderberry, green tea and cinnamon extracts rich in certain flavonoid compounds were shown to block HIV-1 entry and infection. Licorice contains the compound glycyrrhizin which has significantly inhibits HIV replicationin the peripheral blood mononuclear cells from HIV-seropositive patients. Sumac (Rhus chinensis) contains compounds with anti-HIV activity. Lactoferrin (from milk) may inhibit HIV virus infection in children. The use of Alternanthera pungens herb tea by HIV-infected patients may lead to significant increase T lymphocytes and decrease in biomarkers of oxidative stress, and might help in the prevention of the opportunist diseases. Plasma antioxidant capacity can be increased by long-term ingestion of polyphenols from fruit juices or fruit-vegetable-concentratein HIV-seropositive patients. American ginsengreduces oxidative stress in patients taking the antiviral medication zidovudine without altering drug pharmacokinetics. Korean ginseng improves treatment outcomesin HIV-infected patients on antiretroviral therapy. Glycyrrhiza uralensis (TCM herb)improves immune function in HIV-infected patients. Guduchi (Tinospora cordifolia) has therapeutic activity as an ajunctto HIV/AIDS. Lemon juice and lemongrass have therapeutic value in the treatment of oral thrush. Tea tree is an effective therapy for fluconazole-refractory oropharyngeal candidiasis. St. John's wort (H. perforatum) inhibits HIV-1 viral infection. Lignans found within Schisandra demonstrates anti-HIV virus activity.