Peppermint oil

@article{Kligler2007PeppermintO,
  title={Peppermint oil},
  author={Benjamin Kligler and Sapna Chaudhary},
  journal={Reactions},
  year={2007},
  volume={178},
  pages={9}
}
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… 
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Comparison of peppermint teas in regard to essential oil content and its composition.
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GC analyses of dry peppermint raw material of different origin obtained in the market have demonstrated considerable variance in medically effective components, and the constituents of peppermint essential oil differed from those of herbal teas.
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It can be concluded that peppermin oil is effective in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome due to providing global symptom improvement  and significant reduction of abdominal pain, and its short-term use is safe.
Review article: the physiological effects and safety of peppermint oil and its efficacy in irritable bowel syndrome and other functional disorders
Peppermint oil has been used for centuries as a treatment for gastrointestinal ailments. It has been shown to have several effects on gastrointestinal physiology relevant to clinical care and
Role of Peppermint Oil in Diffuse Esophageal Spasm in the Geriatric Population
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An elderly female patient who received symptomatic relief from peppermint oil is discussed, a rare motility disorder among the population with symptomatic motility disorders, which is most commonly reported in females.
Acute Allergic Contact Dermatitis of the Lips from Peppermint Oil in a Lip Balm
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Peppermint oil is less commonly reported as causing ACC than are more common contactants such as balsam of Peru or nickel sulfate, however, with the widespread use of lip balms containing peppermint oil, more cases of pepper Mint oil‐induced ACC may be expected.
Effect of Peppermint Oil on Premenstrual Syndrome: A Randomized, Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Study
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The proposed novel peppermint oil formulation was proved to be safe and may be used as an effective treatment for reducing the severity of PMS symptoms.
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The role of peppermint oil in the symptomatic treatment of IBS has so far not been established beyond reasonable doubt, and a metaanalysis of five placebo-controlled, double blind trials seems to support this notion.
Enteric-coated, pH-dependent peppermint oil capsules for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome in children.
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Peppermint oil may be used as a therapeutic agent during the symptomatic phase of IBS and reduced severity of pain associated with IBS.
Does peppermint oil relieve spasm during barium enema?
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The addition of peppermint oil to the barium suspension seems to reduce the incidence of colonic spasm during the examination and it may lessen the need for intravenous administration of spasmolytic agents.
Failure of enteric‐coated peppermint oil in the irritable bowel syndrome: A randomized, double‐blind crossover study
Enteric‐coated capsules containing peppermint oil were compared with placebo in a double‐blind crossover trial involving 25 patients with the irritable bowel syndrome, carefully selected for the
Effect of Peppermint and Eucalyptus Oil Preparations on Neurophysiological and Experimental Algesimetric Headache Parameters
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The essential plant oil preparations often used in empiric medicine can be shown by laboratory tests to exert significant effects on mechanisms associated with the pathophysiology of headache.
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In patients with functional dyspepsia, the herbal preparation tested improved dyspeptic symptoms significantly better than placebo.
[Effectiveness of Oleum menthae piperitae and paracetamol in therapy of headache of the tension type].
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It is shown for the first time that a 10% peppermint oil in ethanol solution efficiently alleviates tension-type headache and proves to be a well-tolerated and cost-effective alternative to usual therapies.
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A variety of treatments that exist beyond the scope of commonly used therapies for irritable bowel syndrome are explored, and Guarded optimism exists for traditional Chinese medicine and psychological therapies, but further well-designed trials are needed.
Evaluation of peppermint oil and ascorbyl palmitate as inhibitors of cytochrome P4503A4 activity in vitro and in vivo
Our study was designed to determine the effect of peppermint oil and ascorbyl palmitate on cytochrome P4503A4 (CYP3A4) activity in vitro and oral bioavailability of felodipine in humans.
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