Peppermint and caraway oils support healthy digestion and relieve symptoms of indigestion, digestive spasms, nausea, vomiting and medically diagnosed Irritable Bowel Syndrome. The combination of these highly concentrated oils, delivered in an enteric-coated capsule, may improve patient compliance as well as the efficacy of the active ingredients in gastric and upper intestinal tissues.
Peppermint (Mentha x piperita)
Peppermint leaves contain a high concentration of the essential oil monoterpene menthol, along with phenolic acids and flavonoid constituents.1,2 With a long history of use in Western herbal medicine as a digestive aid, peppermint has demonstrated antispasmodic, analgesic, antibacterial, immune modulating and anti-inflammatory mechanisms.3,4
Caraway has a long history of use in Persian and Iranian paradigms for digestive support.5 Containing the essential oil compounds carvone and limonene, as well as phenolic acids and flavonoids, the antimicrobial, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activity of caraway may contribute to its promotion of healthy digestion.