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Is it true peppermint make gallstones worse and helps to stimulate bile which could trigger a painful attack or passing of stone into bile ducts?
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Dr. Rafael Lugo
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In brief: No
Peppermint does not have an effect on gallstones that we know.
It does worsen reflux since it relaxes the lower esophageal sphincter.

In brief: No
Peppermint does not have an effect on gallstones that we know.
It does worsen reflux since it relaxes the lower esophageal sphincter.
Dr. Rafael Lugo
Dr. Rafael Lugo
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3 doctors agree
In brief: No.
Peppermint does make reflux worse, though, and that could very well cause what you are feeling.

In brief: No.
Peppermint does make reflux worse, though, and that could very well cause what you are feeling.
Dr. Scott Welker
Dr. Scott Welker
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