Glycyrrhiza uralensis improves immune function in HIV-infected patients. - GreenMedInfo Summary
[Treatment of 60 cases of HIV-infected patients with glyke].
Zhongguo Zhong Xi Yi Jie He Za Zhi. 1993 Jun;13(6):340-2, 324. PMID: 8257836
China Academy of TCM, Beijing.
60 HIV-infected patients were treated with Glyke, a Chinese materia medica, 40 mg, 3 times daily x 3-6 months were given. The total effective rate was 35%. The effective + unchanged rate of immune function was 68.3-90%. 18-64% of patients improved in clinical symptoms. PCR assay was checked in one of the two seronegative patients, it showed positive. Glyke could both inhibit the SIV activity as well as enhance the immunity experimentally.