One out of five people has symptoms related to irritable bowel syndrome. That’s really a lot of people with gut irritation.
Long term relief has been shown with peppermint oil supplements.
Enteric-coated peppermint oil capsules taken daily for one month helped nearly 80 percent of the subjects reported relief from severe abdominal pain, abdominal distension, and reduction of gas.
For centuries, healers have used peppermint oil to curb nausea, gas, and other digestive problems. Modern research shows that it kills bacteria and relaxes muscles in the digestive tract.
Peppermint oil may cause heartburn in some patients, but that’s usually not a problem with coated capsules.
Intesol from Metagenics provides comforting relief of GI disturbances. I recommend one softgel three times daily before meals.