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.
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.
Digestzen oil (manufactured by Doterra) is a blessing for the patients of IBS. Moreover, Digesten is the amalgamation of different herbs
DiGize for IBS:
Similarly, DiGize is also a mixture of following herbs;
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;
Other Essential oils for Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Most Important Essential oil for gas and Bloating
IBS-Diarrhea and Essential Oils:
Following essential oils are helpful in IBS-D.
IBS-Constipation Essential Oil:
To control constipation following 5 essential oils are productive.