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carminative

a drug used to relieve flatulence
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One herbal combination formula that has been studied in IBS contains the bitter candytuft lberis amara); a cholagogue (celandine [Chelidonium majus] leaf and flower); carminatives (caraway [Carum carvi], peppermint [Mentha piperita], chamomile [Matricaria recutita]); an antiinflammatory (licorice [Glycyrrhiza spp.
1978) studied in an apparatus specially designed to assess foams in digestive fluids in vitro the antifoaming effect of various carminatives.
Positively influencing infant feeding behaviour through altering the taste or exerting carminative actions via constituents transferred to the breastmilk.
Yayla cayi) is used as a stimulant, carminative, and for stomachache, for cough and also as a herbal tea [1].
Researchers have tried, among others, simethicone (which breaks up the gas bubbles-great, but the gas is still there), prokinetic agents like metoclopromide (to move things through the gut quicker), activated charcoal (to which the gas is supposed to "stick"), antibiotics (to kill off the gasproducing bacteria), and carminatives like peppermint oil (to induce belching).