UltraThistle® is available in the Bastyr Hepatitis C Clinic pharmacy and is specifically prescribed by doctors there.
Bastyr University is considered by many physicians worldwide to be one of the pre-eminent naturopathic medical colleges.
Under the auspices of the Bastyr University Research Institute (BURI), the Bastyr Hepatitis C Clinic is treating and monitoring patients in order to "evaluate a science based naturopathic medical protocol for the treatment of people diagnosed with hepatitis C".
Please note: The first product on this list is Siliphos® in the exact dosage found in UltraThistle®. In fact, at this time, UltraThistle® is the only product available to practitioners in this dosage.
|1 cap tid||Anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, anti-fibrotic, iron chelator, increased mitosis of healthy hepatocytes.|
800 mg (Licorice Root Extract, 6% Glycyrrhizin)
|1 cap tid||Anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, stabilizes hepatocyte membranes.|
|1 cap bid||Restores damaged bile ducts, induces choleresis, stabilizes hepatocyte membrane by preventing solubilization of cholesterol and phospholipids, increases hepatic blood flow.|
5 days per week
|Enhances collagenase expression, stimulates collagenase secretion, inhibits collagen synthesis by hepatic fibroblasts, decreases IL-1.|
|Phosphatidyicholine (1200 mg soy phosphalids complex and 420 mg phosphalidylcholine)||2 cap tid||Protects and stabilizes hepatocyte membrane Hepatoprotection against xenobiotics. Primary source of choline.|
E 400 IU
|1 gelcap bid||Hepatoprotective by directly inhibiting lipid peroxidation.|
|1 cap bid||Antioxidant, incorporated to selenocysteine, a component of glutathione peroxidase, necessary for catalyzing reduction of peroxides.|
|2 cap tid||Chelates iron, antioxidant, free radical scavenger. Helps maintain hepatic vitamin C and E levels. Increases reduced glutalhione.|