Role of Ayurvedic drugs in management of HIV infection - A pilot
Doiphode V,V; Gupte, R.B.
Proceedings of international Seminar on
Comple- mentary Medicine in AIDS, Ayur, Educ. Ser.No.68, Pune,
p. 72-80, February 8, 1998 '(Eng ).
AIDS patients (25 patients) here administered
with Guduchi, Shatavari, Amalaki, Bhui, Kohada, Makaradwaja,
vanga bhasma and abhark\bhasma in different combinations based
on the principles of Rasayana chikitsa described in Ayurveda.
Evaluation of the results revealed that the group "A"
patients showed significant weight gain, as compared to control
group. No significant statistical difference were observed in
experimental or control group in the parameters observed viz.,
haemoglobin estimation, absolute lymphocyte count, platelet
count, montoux test, and chest x-ray.