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Herbal Colic Remedies
Medicinal herbs for colic relief are also some of the most commonly used herbs in cooking, aperitifs and herbal teas. A good herbal colic remedy will be gentle in its action and works by improving digestion, relieving spasm, restoring balance to the digestive tract and by stimulating peristalsis. Peristalsis is the natural wave-like motion that occurs in the digestive tract. This ripple action moves contents along by contracting and expanding; in the stomach, this process is what mixes food with digestive juices for maximum absorption of nutrients in the gut. The cause of colic can be many including food intolerance,