What’s in my arsenal : Peppermint oil

As the daze from Thanksgiving clears and my upset stomach comes in there is always one thing I can count on to help alleviate my roaring belly. I know what you are thinking.. Why the heck did you consume milk products if you are lactose intolerant!…. Well I am a rebel and I just couldn’t resist! The rumbling in my stomach is a clear indication that my GI system agrees with you my friends. My Go to oil of choice for tummy trouble ( among other things) is definitely  Peppermint oil!
 It alleviates heartburn, Gas, cramping and indigestion. I have IBS and peppermint oil is a life saver!!
Here are some other uses for essential peppermint oil

Relieves headaches
Freshens breath
Achy joint
Boosts energy
Improves mental focus
Helps soothe sinus when inhaled
Natural bug repellant
Natural anti Itch

This information is solely for informational purposes. IT IS NOT INTENDED TO PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE. Neither the Editors of Consumer Guide (R), Publications International, Ltd., the author nor publisher take responsibility for any possible consequences from any treatment, procedure, exercise, dietary modification, action or application of medication which results from reading or following the information contained in this information. The publication of this information does not constitute the practice of medicine, and this information does not replace the advice of your physician or other health care provider. Before undertaking any course of treatment, the reader must seek the advice of their physician or other health care provider.Before engaging in any complementary medical technique, including the use of natural or herbal remedies, you should be aware that many of these techniques have not been evaluated in scientific studies.   Use of these remedies in connection with over the counter or prescription medications can cause severe adverse reactions. Often, only limited information is available about their safety and effectiveness. Each state and each discipline has its own rules about whether practitioners are required to be professionally licensed. If you plan to visit a practitioner, it is recommended that you choose one who is licensed by a recognized national organization and who abides by the organization’s standards. It is always best to speak with your primary health care provider before starting any new therapeutic technique.

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