Q. Can peppermint oil help my irritable bowel syndrome?

A. Judith C. Thalheimer, RD, LDN, managing editor of Tufts Health & Nutrition Letter, answers: While a handful of small studies suggested that peppermint oil capsules may help lessen abdominal pain in people with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), the results of a larger randomized controlled trial do not agree. The study, published in 2019 in […]
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