If the attack be wind colic, the abdomen is enlarged by tympanitic distension; borborygmi and belching occur.
wind colic is promptly relieved by peppermint essence taken in a little warm water.
The juice of the leaves is a carminative and is given to children suffering with wind colic.
wind colic may need prompt use of the trocar and cannula to puncture high up in the right flank for liberation of gas.
It will almost instantly relieve griping in the bowels and wind colic.