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Thorne Research (Animal Health) - PhytoprofenVET - 60 Capsules

Thorne Research (Animal Health) - PhytoprofenVET - 60 Capsules

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Can help minimize post-operative/post-injury swelling and bruising in cats, dogs and horses.

Thorne Research PhytoprofenVET

Supports Normal Inflammatory Processes

Animal Health - Botanical Extracts - 60 Capsules

Thorne Research PhytoprofenVET is a botanical extract designed to support your animal's inflammatory response.

Phytoprofen is a novel combination of botanicals, including a synergistic blend of the Ayurvedic herbs - Picrorhiza, Boswellia, and curcumin (bound to phosphatidylcholine for enhanced absorption - CurcuVET®) - all of which support the animal's normal inflammatory response. To these botanicals is added bromelain - a protein-digesting enzyme complex from pineapple that studies have shown can reduce bruising after injury.

Botanical extracts to support an animal's normal inflammatory response.

  • Exclusive to Thorne - well-absorbed CurcuVET curcumin phytosome
  • Support for post-operative / post-injury bruising and swelling
  • For maintenance of the animal's normal inflammatory response
  • Provides support for connective tissues

The botanical extracts in PhytoprofenVET are also helpful in minimizing post-operative / post-injury bruising and swelling. Supplementation with bromelain following blunt injuries to the musculoskeletal system resulted in reductions in swelling and tenderness.

A recent in vivo study examined Boswellia extract for its effect on glycosaminoglycan (GAG) metabolism. GAGs form an important component of an animal's connective tissues. Boswellia significantly reduced the degradation of GAGs compared to controls.

CurcuVET, a curcumin/phosphatidylcholine phytosome, demonstrates superior bioavailability compared to ordinary curcumin, with significantly greater amounts absorbed and taken up by the liver. A 2007 study published in the journal, Cancer Chemo-therapy and Pharmacology, demonstrated the superior bioavailability of curcumin phytosome (as Meriva®, the CurcuVET equivalent for humans) compared to ordinary curcumin. Liver levels of curcumin were also higher with this supplementation. In a more recent (soon to be published) randomized, single-blind, crossover study in nine humans, total curcuminoid bioavailability as evaluated by the plasma area under the curve (AUC) was about 29-fold higher for Meriva than for the conventional turmeric extract.

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SKU Thorne-Research-VSF799-7990

Suggested Use:
Cats: 1 capsule daily
Dogs: 1 capsule per 25 lbs body weight daily
Horses: 4-12 capsules daily

Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 1 Capsule
Servings per Container: 60
Amount Per Serving
Bromelain 125 mg
Curcumin Phytosome (Curcuma longa extract (root) / Phosphatidylcholine complex) 125 mg
Indian Frankincense extract (gum) (Boswellia serrata) 125 mg
Picrorhiza extract (root) (Picrorhiza kurrooa) 125 mg

Other Ingredients: Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, leucine, silicon dioxide.

UPC Code 693749097990