Carminatives clear up gas and bloating through the action of their essential oils. They reduce spasms and increase peristalsis by bringing circulating blood to warm and soothe the intestines.
- Chamomile (Matricaria chamomilla)
- Lemon balm (Melissa officinalis)
- Anise (Pimpinella anisum)
- Dill (Anethum graveolens)
- Ginger root (Zingiber officinale)
- Fennel seed (Foeniculum vulgare)
- Peppermint (Mentha piperita)