Peppermint oil, specifically enteric-coated peppermint oil (ECPO), inhibits gastrointestinal smooth muscle spasms of the intestinal tract and improves the rhythmic contractions, presumably due to the menthol.
What does ECPO stand for?
ECPO stands for Enteric-Coated Peppermint Oil (homeopathic therapy)
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We have 11 other meanings of ECPO in our Acronym Attic
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- European Conference of Promoters of New Music
- Eastern Cape Philharmonic Orchestra (South Africa)
- Eastern Coastal Patrol Office (Taiwan)
- Energy Consumer Protection Office (Queensland, Australia)
- Essex County Prosecutor's Office (New Jersey)
- European Commission Project Officer (delegate)
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- East County Property Owners Association, Inc. (San Diego, California)
- Executive Council of Physical and Occupational Therapy Examiners (Texas)
- Early California Population Project (Huntington Library; San Marino, CA)
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- Enfield Community Police Partnership (London, UK)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Abstract In a literature search 16 clinical trials investigating 180-200 mg enteric-coated peppermint oil (PO) in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) or recurrent abdominal pain in children (1 study) with 651 patients enrolled were identified.
I have used enteric-coated peppermint oil capsules that don't open until they get into the lower intestines to treat irritable bowel disease for more than a dozen years.