Studies related to Rate of Gastric Emptying and Peppermint

Early Effects Of Peppermint Oil On Gastric Emptying: A Crossover Study Using A Continuous Real-time 13C Breath Test (BreathID System)

Effect Increase
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length 24 hours
Number of Subjects 10
Gender Male
Age Range 18-29, 30-44
Body Types Average
Notes for this study:
In otherwise healthy men given a 200mL test meal (200kcal) with 0.64mL of peppermint oil, the early phase of gastric emptying was increased. This was thought to be a mechanism by which peppermint oil can reduce symptoms of GERD.