Are you suffering from.....
find out WHY AND HOW PEPPERMINT can help an unhappy gut!
How is this possible?
Peppermint is made up of many different compounds including menthol. Menthol activates the "anti-pain" channel in your colon by reducing the activity of pain sensing fibers.
Peppermint blocks calcium channels causing the smooth tissue in the stomach and digestive tract to relax.
What symptoms does it help?
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome
- Abdominal Pain
How can I incorporate peppermint into my diet?
- Enteric Capsules: Try taking 450-750 mg of peppermint oil daily. Split up between 2-3 doses
- Essential Oils: Add a drop of peppermint to warm water or tea and drink up!
- Leaf: The peppermint leaf is often used as a garnish and can be chewed fresh from the leaf. Peppermint leaf can also be dehydrated and made into tea.
Source: Capello, G., Spezzaferro M., Grossi, L., Manzoli, L., & Marzio, L. (2007). Peppermint oil (Mintoil ®)