Chinese herbal medicine has been widely used in the treatment of IBS and some systematic reviews and meta-analysis [3–5] showed that herbal medicine had a great potential benefit in treating IBS According to TCM theory treatment based on syndrome differentiation (" bian zheng lun zhi " in Chinese) is the basic principle of identifying QUALITY OF EVIDENCE MEDLINE (from January 1966) EMBASE (from January 1980) and the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews were searched until March 2008 combining the terms irritable bowel syndrome or irritable colon with complementary therapies alternative medicine acupuncture fiber peppermint oil herbal traditional yoga massage meditation mind relaxation probiotic

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As a Targeted microbiome nutrient Holigos IBS Restore helps you heal from within For example as a targeted microbiome nutrient Holigos IBS Restore selectively nourishes and stimulates the growth of good bacteria activating it to thrive and help strengthen your intestinal wall and balance your immune system which improves the health of your gut

Sep 16 2010Emerging research has helped identify the underlying causes For over 15 years I have been successfully treating irritable bowel syndrome and other digestive conditions using a very simple methodology based on functional medicine that helps identify and remove the underlying causes and restores normal digestive function and health

Quality of evidence MEDLINE (from January 1966) EMBASE (from January 1980) and the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews were searched until March 2008 combining the terms irritable bowel syndrome or irritable colon with complementary therapies alternative medicine acupuncture fiber peppermint oil herbal traditional yoga massage meditation mind relaxation probiotic

Apr 15 2009ACG's new guidelines titled An Evidence-Based Position Statement on the Management of Irritable Bowel Syndrome and published with the January 2009 American Journal of Gastroenterology state that Probiotics possess a number of properties that may prove of benefit to patients with IBS They cite favorable data for probiotics containing

Randomised clinical trial: Bifidobacterium bifidum MIMBb75

Mar 21 2011Fan Long Bu Rui Lin Chen Zi Yi Lin Hui Juan Cao Nicola Robinson Ning Liang Jian Ping Liu Chinese herbal medicine versus probiotics for irritable bowel syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials European Journal of Integrative Medicine 10 1016/j jim 2020 101177 (101177) (2020)

Apr 01 2020Introduction Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a constellation of symptoms caused by a variety of pathologies which comprise a common chronic disease of the gastrointestinal tract that reduces quality of life 1 IBS can be caused by disruption of intestinal flora changes in intestinal immune function changes in mental status and interactions between the brain and intestinal tract 2 IBS

Syndrome Differentiation in Chinese Herbal Medicine for Irritable Bowel Syndrome: A Literature Review of Randomized Trials probiotics was commonly applied for IBS the e ect is still ies regarding Chinese herbal medicine based on syndrome di erentiationfor IBS 2 Materials and Methods

The effect of probiotics on small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) has never been studied so far In this prospective trial five patients with IBS and SIBO and 21 patients with IBS without SIBO were administered an oral capsule containing Saccharomyces boulardii Bifidobacterium lactis Lactobacillus acidophilus and Lactobacillus plantarum (Lactolevure

Mar 21 2011Fan Long Bu Rui Lin Chen Zi Yi Lin Hui Juan Cao Nicola Robinson Ning Liang Jian Ping Liu Chinese herbal medicine versus probiotics for irritable bowel syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials European Journal of Integrative Medicine 10 1016/j jim 2020 101177 (101177) (2020)

May 06 2020Additionally one of the latest probiotic review studies concluded that single species probiotics are most effective for improving overall IBS symptoms On the other hand a very recent meta-analysis claimed Bifidobacterium infantis 35624 was largely ineffective for treating IBS

May 15 2020Summary of Natural Remedies in IBS Overall there are several promising natural treatments for IBS-C IBS-D and IBS-M Peppermint oil remains in the vanguard with artichoke leaf extract psyllium (soluble fiber) curcumin and natural formulas from TCM and traditional Tibetan medicine Medical cannabis holds promise as well

Chinese herbs In a 2008 systematic review a combination of Chinese herbs was associated with improved IBS symptoms but extracts of three single herbs had no beneficial effects Peppermint oil Peppermint oil capsules may be modestly helpful in reducing several common symptoms of IBS including abdominal pain and bloating

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Quality of evidence MEDLINE (from January 1966) EMBASE (from January 1980) and the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews were searched until March 2008 combining the terms irritable bowel syndrome or irritable colon with complementary therapies alternative medicine acupuncture fiber peppermint oil herbal traditional yoga massage meditation mind relaxation probiotic

The RR of FD symptoms improving with probiotics or probiotics vs placebo was 1 15 (95% CI 1 01–1 30) Probiotics and prebiotics had beneficial effects on symptom scores of FD Data for synbiotics in the context of FD were sparse and no definite conclusions could be drawn

Forest plot of randomised controlled trials of probiotics vs placebo in irritable bowel syndrome: effect on persistence of symptoms Probiotics prebiotics antibiotic Chinese herbal medicine and fecal microbiota transplantation in irritable bowel syndrome Medicine 10 1097/MD 0000000000021502 99 32 (e21502) (2020)

Mar 21 2011Fan Long Bu Rui Lin Chen Zi Yi Lin Hui Juan Cao Nicola Robinson Ning Liang Jian Ping Liu Chinese herbal medicine versus probiotics for irritable bowel syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials European Journal of Integrative Medicine 10 1016/j jim 2020 101177 (101177) (2020)

Chinese herbal medicine In one study a standardized Chinese herbal extract containing 20 herbs including dan shen (Salvia miltiorrhiza) ginger (Zingiber officinale) wormwood Artemesia absinthium) and bupleurum helped reduce symptoms of IBS All of these herbs can potentially have side effects and/or drug interactions