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Abstract Title:

Enteric-coated, pH-dependent peppermint oil capsules for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome in children.

Abstract Source:

J Pediatr. 2001 Jan;138(1):125-8. PMID: 11148527

Abstract Author(s):

R M Kline, J J Kline, Di Palma J, G J Barbero

Abstract:

In a randomized, double-blind controlled trial, 42 children with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) were given pH-dependent, enteric-coated peppermint oil capsules or placebo. After 2 weeks, 75% of those receiving peppermint oil had reduced severity of pain associated with IBS. Peppermint oil may be used as a therapeutic agent during the symptomatic phase of IBS.

Study Type : Human Study

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