Peppermint oil is a natural remedy to soothe upset stomach or also known as colic in horses. It can also be used for heartburn, diarrhea, relief for sore muscles, and indigestion.
- Improves horse's digestion.
- Improve respiration.
- Boost the immune system.
- Improves blood circulation.
- Relieves horse's stress.
The reason peppermint is such a valuable herb for the digestive system is because of this oil. It has a carminative action, helping to relax sphincters and the smooth muscles of the digestive system, assist in the expulsion of intestinal gas, tone mucous membrane surfaces and increase peristalsis.
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