domingo, 16 de enero de 2011

Bananas herbs may help prevent HIV transmission

Bananas herbs may help prevent HIV transmission

A study published in the March 19, 2010, issue of The Journal of Biological Chemistry found that banana lectins, the proteins that bind to sugars, also bind to HIV-infected cells and prevent their replication and transmission. And several other studies have found similar anti-HIV effects from various herbs and plants like the hyssop herb, pine cone seed extracts, "pokeweed" extracts, Reishi mushrooms and even cannabis .Researchers from the University of Michigan found in a laboratory study that banana lectins bind to HIV-infected cells and basically envelop them so that they cannot reproduce. So scientists are now working on...

Source:
http://www.NaturalNews.com/031024_HIV_transmission_bananas.html