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Peppermint is an herb that is often found growing wild in central and southern Europe. Peppermint contains particularly high menthol levels, and like many spices and herbs, is widely believed to support digestive system health.
Protocol For Life Balance Peppermint Oil G.I. gels are enteric-coated, so they can safely pass through the stomach in order to be released into the intestines.
Peppermint oil has been classified as a carminative, which is defined as preventing and relieving intestinal gas. (VE Tyler, Herbs of Choice: The Therapeutic Use of Phytomedicinals). Three out of four double-blind trials showed benefits of using enteric coated peppermint oil in calming the intestine.*
CAUTIONS AND INTERACTIONS: 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, taking prescription drugs or if suffering from gallbladder problems or chronic heartburn except as advised by a qualified healthcare provider.
This bottle contains an Ageless® oxygen absorbing packet to ensure freshness. Do not eat Packet.
Store in a cool, dry place. Please Recycle.
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