A cross between watermint and spearmint, the peppermint plant has been used for centuries as an herbal remedy. It is thought to have the ability to relieve some gastrointestinal problems by blocking the flow of calcium into muscle cells in the intestines, which in turn reduces muscle contractions.
What You'll Need
- peppermint oil
What You'll Do
- take as soon as IBS starts kicking in, within a few minutes the effects and bloating should reduce.