Summary. Aims: Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a functional intestinal disorder. This syndrome may creates psychological disorders in patients who are affected and severely limits daily activities and lifestyle. Methods: We investigated the effect of the natural product consisting of chamomile, fennel, caraway, passionflower and melissa (Spasmicol®), on IBS patients. For the study, 187 patients with IBS, enrolled by primary care doctors, were treated with Spasmicol® (Aristeia Farmaceutici s.r.l.), two tablets/daily, for 30 days. At the end of the study, patients were re-evaluated to analyse the effects of therapy. Results: After 30 days, patients showed a marked reduction of symptoms (abdominal pain, abdominal distention, stool habit changes). Conclusions: Due to to the combination of chamomile, fennel, caraway, melissa, passionflower and beta-galactosidase, the product Spasmicol® turned out to be remarkedly effective in treating IBS symptoms.

Giovanni Tomasello, V.D.P. (2018). A MIXTURE OF VEGETABLE EXTRACTS (CHAMOMILLE, PASSIONFLOWER, CARAWAY, FENNEL), AND ENZYMES (BETA-GALACTOSIDASE) FOR IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME (ibs): AN OBSERVATIONAL STUDY ("BIOVES"). PROGRESS IN NUTRITION(3), 526-531 [10.23751/pn.v20i3.7574].

A MIXTURE OF VEGETABLE EXTRACTS (CHAMOMILLE, PASSIONFLOWER, CARAWAY, FENNEL), AND ENZYMES (BETA-GALACTOSIDASE) FOR IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME (ibs): AN OBSERVATIONAL STUDY ("BIOVES")

Giovanni Tomasello
Funding Acquisition
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Vincenzo Davide Palumbo
Conceptualization
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Emanuele Sinagra;Antonio Ciulla;Benedetto Di Trapani;Simone Tomasini;Salvatore Sardo;Provvidenza Damiani;Francesco Carini
2018-01-01

Abstract

Summary. Aims: Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a functional intestinal disorder. This syndrome may creates psychological disorders in patients who are affected and severely limits daily activities and lifestyle. Methods: We investigated the effect of the natural product consisting of chamomile, fennel, caraway, passionflower and melissa (Spasmicol®), on IBS patients. For the study, 187 patients with IBS, enrolled by primary care doctors, were treated with Spasmicol® (Aristeia Farmaceutici s.r.l.), two tablets/daily, for 30 days. At the end of the study, patients were re-evaluated to analyse the effects of therapy. Results: After 30 days, patients showed a marked reduction of symptoms (abdominal pain, abdominal distention, stool habit changes). Conclusions: Due to to the combination of chamomile, fennel, caraway, melissa, passionflower and beta-galactosidase, the product Spasmicol® turned out to be remarkedly effective in treating IBS symptoms.
Settore BIO/16 - Anatomia Umana
Settore MED/12 - Gastroenterologia
Settore MED/18 - Chirurgia Generale
Giovanni Tomasello, V.D.P. (2018). A MIXTURE OF VEGETABLE EXTRACTS (CHAMOMILLE, PASSIONFLOWER, CARAWAY, FENNEL), AND ENZYMES (BETA-GALACTOSIDASE) FOR IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME (ibs): AN OBSERVATIONAL STUDY ("BIOVES"). PROGRESS IN NUTRITION(3), 526-531 [10.23751/pn.v20i3.7574].
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