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Author Topic: Qina (herbal immune booster)  (Read 4284 times)

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Offline drew50

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Qina (herbal immune booster)
« on: July 24, 2007, 04:32:14 AM »
Qina has been advertised in the gay press here for some time as being useful for hiv patients but when you visit the website (www.hivqina.nl) it's all very vague and suggests quack homeopathy. Has anybody ever heard of, or used Qina and does it work?

Offline redhotmuslbear

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Re: Qina (herbal immune booster)
« Reply #1 on: July 24, 2007, 09:14:57 AM »
... has been advertised in the gay press here for some time as being useful for hiv patients but when you visit the website it's all very vague and suggests quack homeopathy.

Being advertised or touted in press releases is very different from having objective clinical proof.  If it looks like a duck, walks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, it's almost certainly a duck.  If you search the 'net for the product name and HIV, you hit a ton of sites run by the firm or spewing the firm's press crap.  There is an exception, a piece describing the action of South African activists attempting to shut down its advertising of unproven claims as an HIV cure:

"The real problem is not whether machines think but whether men do." - BF Skinner
12-31-09   222wks VL  2430 CD4 690 (37%)
09-30-09   208wks VL  2050  CD4 925 (42%)
06-25-08   143wks VL  1359  CD4 668 (32%)  CD8 885
02-11-08   123wks off meds:  VL 1364 CD4 892(40%/0.99 ratio)
10-19-07   112wks off meds:   VL 292  CD4 857(37%/0.85 ratio)

One copy of delta-32 for f*****d up CCR5 receptors, and an HLA B44+ allele for "CD8-mediated immunity"... beteer than winning Powerball, almost!

Offline water duck

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Re: Qina (herbal immune booster)
« Reply #2 on: July 27, 2007, 03:21:52 PM »
[quote author=redhotmuslbear link=topic=14087.msg175213#msg175213 date=118528289  If it looks like a duck, walks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, it's almost certainly a duck. 

Well, not necessary !!  ;)

Qina, sound so chinese, i guess , the thing that is useful , it that it is filling up someone's pocket  :(

Offline Merlin

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Re: Qina (herbal immune booster)
« Reply #3 on: July 27, 2007, 08:03:02 PM »
It's from S.Africa. Parent office in Australia. I doubt they use real chinese water ducks..probably fake ones I reckon. Quack! ;D.

Best save your $17/bottle for some good old raw fruits and Vege juice instead. Throw in the duck rice to go mate! :D
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