Essential Oils for IBS Patients

I have been suffering from Irritable Bowel Syndrome for 6 years. Last year, it was surprising to me that certain essential oils are very beneficial for Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Although these oils are being used since Greek history for different purposes (Beauty, Cooking, Therapy),  these are also effective for IBS.

Most Important and Best Essential oils for IBS

There are several oils which I have used for IBS and found very valuable for it.

  • Peppermint Oil
  • Essential oils of Doterra
  • Oils of Young Living
  • Di-Gize
  • Cumin
  • Frankincense
essential oils for ibs

Frankincense for IBS:

Irritable Bowel Syndrome can be alleviated by Frankincense. However, It can be obtained by Boswellia Sacra tree. Besides India, There are many forests of these trees in Somalia. Frankincense is helpful to reduce Irritable Bowel Syndrome in following ways;

  • It reduces stress and depression
  • It helps to maintain rhythmic bowel movement

Peppermint oil for IBS:

Peppermint is a flavoring gum. In addition, peppermint is also an important ingredient of toothpaste. Besides all of these uses, peppermint is very advantageous to mitigate the impacts of disease and it has ability to cure IBS.

How to use peppermint oil for IBS?

Enteric-coated Peppermint capsules are available in the market. Moreover, a patient with Irritable Bowel Syndrome can use peppermint 3 to 4 times a day according to symptoms. Prescription of a doctor is also necessary in this case.

Doterra Digestzen

Digestzen oil (manufactured by Doterra) is a blessing for the patients of IBS. Moreover, Digesten is the amalgamation of different herbs

  • Peppermint
  • Caraway Seeds
  • Anise
  • Fennel
  • Ginger root oils
  • Coriander Seed Oils

DiGize for IBS:

Similarly, DiGize is also a mixture of following herbs;

  • Tarragon
  • Lemongrass
  • Ginger
  • Peppermint
  • Juniper
  • Fennel
  • Anise

You can use DiGize in 2 ways;

  • 3 drops in Belly Button and rub belly button with a finger.
  • By and Large, 4 drops on Belly and rub your hand in circular motion

Cumin Essential Oil for IBS:

Cumin increases the capability of digestion system. Consequently, It has excellent results against cramps. Therefore, A patient can use maximum 15 drops of cumin Essential oil in Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Young Living Essential oils:

Young Living Essential oils are also available;

  • Peppermint
  • Caraway
  • DiGize
  • Anise

Other Essential oils for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

  • Ginger Oils
  • Anise
  • Thieves Blend Oils
  • Fennel

Best cooking oil in IBS:

To reduce the symptoms of the mentioned disease, I use 2 oils for cooking;

  • Olive Oil
  • Coconut Oil

Both are Tasty and have fewer side effects.

Most Important Essential oil for gas and Bloating
  • Cardamom
  • Chamomile
  • Di-Gize

IBS-Diarrhea and Essential Oils:

Following essential oils are helpful in IBS-D.

  • Tea Tree
  • Lavender
  • Ginger Tea and oil
  • Lemon
  • Chamomile

IBS-Constipation Essential Oil:

To control constipation following 5 essential oils are productive.

  • Petitgrain
  • Rosemary
  • Spearmint
  • Basil
  • Ginger

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