The Use of Royal Jelly During Treatment of Childhood Malignancies
Eight children who have malign diseases such as acute leukemia, lymphoma and hepatoblastoma were included in this preliminary study. All the patients had 1 gram of royal jelly (RJ) before breakfast once a day for one month. During this period complete blood counts, general condition and weights of the patients were recorded. The values of the same patients before and after the use of RJ were examined as controls. The patients did not have GM-CSF and G-CSF while they were having RJ.
The average hematocrit values did not differ before and after the use of RJ. The average white blood cells increased from 2,857±388 to 3,732±366; neutrophils from 1,489±367 to 2,647±620; and lymphocytes from 1,137±180 to 1,665±255 after using RJ. The general conditions (having an appetite and feeling better) increased and weight gain were observed after RJ administrations. The patients who had RJ gained an average of 1.737±0.725 kg weight after one month.
KeywordsWhite Blood Cell Granulocyte Colony Stimulate Factor Acute Leukemia Royal Jelly Acute Myeloblastic Leukemia
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