Peppermint Oil has been classifed as a carminative, which is defined as preventing and relieving intestinal gas (V.E. Tyler, Herbs of Choice: The Therapeutic Use ot Phytomedicinals). Three out of four double-blind trials showed benefits of using enteric coated peppermint oil in calming the intestine. Health Functions:
Digestive Support. Ingredients:
Serving Size: 1 softgel
Servings Per Container: 90
Amount Per Serving:
Peppermint Oil Extract (Mentha piperita
) 0.2 mL / 181.0 mg
Ginger Oil (Zingiber officinale
) 0.02 mL / 17.6 mg
Fennel Oil (Foeniculum vulgare
) 0.02 mL / 19.3 mg
Other ingredients: Gelatin (capsule), Soybean Oil, Glycerin, Enteric Coating, Water and Carob.
Contains soy derivatives. Contains no sugar, salt, starch, yeast, wheat, gluten, milk, egg, shellfish or preservatives. Servings:
As an herbal dietary supplement, take 1 softgel 1 to 3 times daily, preferably between meals. Caution:
Peppermint is generally regarded as being safe in non-allergic adults when taken in small doses as directed. Do not use during pregnancy or lactation, if sensitive to the mint family, if taking prescription drugs or if suffering from gallbladder problems or chronic heartburn, except as advised by a qualified healthcare provider. Store in a cool, dry place, away from direct light. Keep out of reach of children. Disclaimer:
The Food and Drug Administration has not evaluated statements contained herein. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat and cure or prevent disease. Always consult with your professional health care provider before changing any medication.