Essential Oil Uses: The Digestive System

Antispasmodics

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for spasm, pain, indigestion, etc, 

for example, chomile, caraway, fennel, orange, peppermint, lemon balm, aniseed and cinnamon 

Carminatives and Stomachics

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for flatulent dyspepsia, aerophagia, nausea, etc, 

for example, angelica, basil, fennel, chamomile, peppermint and mandarin 

Cholagogues

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 for increasing the flow of bile and stimulating the gall bladder 

for example, caraway, lavender, peppermint and borneol 

Hepatics

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for liver congestion, jaundice, etc, 

for example, lemon, lime, rosemary and peppermint 

Aperitifs

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 for loss of appetite, anorexia, etc, 

for example, aniseed, angelica, orange, ginger and garlic