Peppermint Oil for the Treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

@article{Khanna2014PeppermintOF,
  title={Peppermint Oil for the Treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis},
  author={Reena Khanna and John K Macdonald and Barrett G. Levesque},
  journal={Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology},
  year={2014},
  volume={48},
  pages={505–512}
}
  • Reena Khanna, John K Macdonald, Barrett G. Levesque
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology
  • Goals: The aim of this study was to assess the efficacy and safety of enteric-coated peppermint oil capsules compared with placebo for the treatment of active irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Background: IBS is a common disorder that is often encountered in clinical practice. Medical interventions are limited and the focus is on symptom control. Study: Randomized placebo-controlled trials with a minimum treatment duration of 2 weeks were considered for inclusion. Cross-over studies that provided… CONTINUE READING

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