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.
One herbal combination formula that has been studied in IBS contains the bitter candytuft (Iberis amara), a cholagogue (celandine [Chelidonium majus]) leaf and flower, carminatives
(caraway [Carum carvi], peppermint [Mentha piperita], chamomile [Matricaria recutita] ): an anti-inflammatory (licorice [Glycyrrhiza spp.
Aloysia citriodora: les tiges feuilletees en decoction sont utilisees contre les douleurs des regles, contre le froid et sont considerees aussi comme carminatives
If anything, there are too many herbal carminatives
Peppermint oil is the most well known and widely used of all carminatives
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).
relax the sphincters in the GIT to reduce spasm and gas, which can reduce urgency and episodes of loose stools.
Infusion of aerial parts of a number of Sideritis species are used as tonics, carminatives
, as anti-inflammatory agents, antispasmodics, diuretics and digestives, and in the treatment of colds  and also have nervous system stimulant, sedative, antitussive, stomachic, anticonvulsant and antifeedant activities .
benedictus (blessed thistle) * Actions that may relate to or support its use as a galactagogue; ** Also consider other carminatives
of the Apiaceae family such as Anethum graveolens (dill) and Coriandrum sativum (coriander); tx = treatment(Amir 2006, Riordan 2010) * Many texts incorrectly quote a figure of 5% referencing a 1938 BMJ article, or a secondary reference originating from this source (Riordan 2010).