Peppermint oil

  title={Peppermint oil},
  author={B. Kligler and Sapna Chaudhary},
  • B. Kligler, Sapna Chaudhary
  • Published 1987
  • Medicine
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  • Peppermint leaf and peppermint oil have a long history of use for digestive disorders. Recent evidence suggests that enteric-coated peppermint oil may be effective in relieving some of the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome. A combination product including peppermint oil and caraway oil seems to be moderately effective in the treatment of non-ulcer dyspepsia. Topical application of peppermint oil may be effective in the treatment of tension headache. Because of its relaxing effects on smooth… CONTINUE READING
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    Interventional Clinical Trial
    The purpose of this study is to preliminarily establish the extent to which a brief aromatherapy intervention incrementally improves subjective and objective indicators of… Expand
    ConditionsChronic Headache, Headache, Migraine Headache
    Peppermint Oil : Clinical Uses in the Treatment of Gastrointestinal Diseases
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    The Effect of Enteric-Coated, Delayed-Release Peppermint Oil on Irritable Bowel Syndrome
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    Comparison of peppermint teas in regard to essential oil content and its composition.
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    Acute Allergic Contact Dermatitis of the Lips from Peppermint Oil in a Lip Balm
    • 18
    Treatment of irritable bowel syndrome using a selected herbal combination of Iraqi folk medicines.
    • A. Sahib
    • Medicine
    • Journal of ethnopharmacology
    • 2013
    • 11