Best Remedies, Medicine, & Low FODMAP Products For Stomach Pain and IBS

Best Remedies, Medicine, & Low FODMAP Products For Stomach Pain and IBS

This is a collection of the best products for treating stomach pain and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

I have categorized these into:

  • Best medicine and home remedies for stomach pain and IBS
  • Medicine for stomach pain and IBS (includes probiotics)
  • Alternative and lifestyle treatment options
  • Recommended low FODMAP food products.

I recommend these based on the latest research (as described in the articles on this site) and my clinical experience working with patients.

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Best Medicine and Home Remedies For Stomach Pain and IBS

Twinings Pure Peppermint Herbal Tea

Light refreshing flavor with an uplifting aroma, and naturally caffeine free.

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Iberogast for Dyspepsia, Bloating, Stomach Pain and Heartburn

Customers rave about this peppermint based product and I recommend it to anyone who regularly experiences flare ups and sometimes needs something to help calm down symptoms quickly.

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IBgard® 48 capsules

The main active ingredient in this is peppermint, known to relieve digestive stress.

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Probiotics For IBS and IBD

VSL 3 High Potency Probiotic Capsules – 60 capsules

VSL#3 is one of the more well-known probiotic labels, highly regarded in the medical community.

It delivers 900 billion bacteria per packet (up to 22.5 times more potent than the average probiotic) and consists of 8 strains of live, freeze-dried lactic acid bacteria. It was designed for patients with IBS, ulcerative colitis or an ileal pouch. In Europe it is now called a “poly-biotic” due to new regulations. It’s also known as Vivomixx, at least in Australia and New Zealand.

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Align Probiotic Supplement Capsule 63 count

Align is a single-species probiotic that only contains Bifidobacterium infantis35624.

This is trademarked as Bifantis and was one of the top rated probiotics in the Yale University workshop. It’s called Alflorex in the UK and Align in the US and Australia.

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Symprove Mango and Passion Fruit Drink

Symprove is a water-based probiotic mixture.

Manufacturers claim it works better than other brands, and it seemed to fare extremely well alongside VSL#3 in their study.

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Kijimea™ IBS, Medical Food for the Dietary Management of Irritable Bowel Syndrome 56 capsules

Kijimea contains a strain of bacteria called Bifidobacterium bifidum MIMB75 and is the only product with this strain.

No known side effects and no known interactions with other products; vegan and without any preservatives, sweeteners, flavoring agents, lactose, or gluten.

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DrFormulas Nexabiotic Saccharomyces Boulardii Probiotics 10 Billion CFU

Saccharomyces boulardii gives relief from antibiotic-associated diarrhea, Clostridium difficile infection, and traveler’s diarrhea.

However, the evidence for its use in IBS or IBD treatment is still in its infancy and is not recommended over the strains mentioned above.

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For more information about probiotics for IBS, including which is best for your symptoms and why I recommend these particular varieties, see this in-depth review article.

 

Alternate and Lifestyle Treatment Options

The causes of long term digestive issues are usually a mix of medical, diet and stress-related issues.

We often treat the medical and diet aspects but ignore the stress component, which requires a psychological approach. Here are some clinically proven recommendations that can help with IBS.

 

aware mindfulness meditation phone app

AWARE Mindfulness Meditation App

Mindfulness meditation is a clinically proven method of reducing anxiety-induced IBS.

Aware makes mindfulness meditation simple for you to help you stay calm, reduce stress, improve productivity and bring much more positivity into your life.

Trial it for free and then save 50% off your first subscription with this unique code: AWARE50

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ibs audio program 100 for adults

The IBS Audio Program 100™ – Available to download or on CD

The only clinical hypnotherapy treatment resource developed specifically for physical symptoms of IBS  and the emotional aspects as well.

The American Gastroenterological Association has approved the use of clinical hypnotherapy as a treatment for IBS since 1996.

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IBS audio program 60 for children

IBS Audio Program 60 for Children – Available to download or on CD

IBS Audio Program 60® for Children (ages 8–13) provides compassionate and gentle imagery to help reduce or eliminate IBS symptoms including recurrent functional abdominal pain, diarrhoea, urgency, pain, constipation and anxiety.

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Recommended Low FODMAP Food Products

The following products are certified as low FODMAP by either FODMAP Friendly or the Monash University certification program.

This means you can safely eat these when following a low FODMAP diet.

 

Low FODMAP Snacks

 

FODY Almond Coconut Bars

FODY Almond Coconut Bars

Avoid those midday stomach growls and cravings by keeping one of these satisfying bars in your pocket.

This Low FODMAP snack bar is loaded with crunchy nuts and coconut. Enjoy!

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FODY Dark Chocolate Bars

FODY Dark Chocolate Bars

This Low FODMAP snack bar is loaded with crunchy nuts, scrumptious dark chocolate, and just the right amount of sea salt. Enjoy!

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FODY Mockingbird Trail Mix

FODY Mockingbird Trail Mix

Our Mockingbird Organic blend is composed of delicious nuts, banana chips, dark chocolate, and puffed quinoa and is your ultimate travel companion.

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FODY Woodpecker Trail Mix

FODY Woodpecker Trail Mix

Our Woodpecker Organic blend is composed of delicious pumpkin and sunflower seeds, coconut chips, cranberries, pecans, and hazelnuts, and is your ultimate travel companion.

Each 30g mini packet has been carefully prepared to be Monash Certified low FODMAP, and is also gluten-free and lactose-free.

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FODY BBQ Chips

FODY BBQ Chips

These FODY BBQ Chips are made from quality russet potatoes. Thickly cut and kettle cooked to get a perfectly crunchy chip every time.

Made with simple, natural ingredients, these chips have no artificial colors or flavors, no preservatives, and are gluten-free, lactose-free, onion and garlic-free and certified Low FODMAP by Monash University.

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Spices and Salsas

casa de sante mexican seasoning

Casa de Sante Spices and Salsas

Casa de Sante have a wide range of low FODMAP certified spices and salsas.

This ranges from stock powders and seasoning mixes to salas sauces and curries.

Those in the US get free shipping on orders over $125 from their website.

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Alternatively you can buy on Amazon.

 

FODY Mild Salsa

FODY Mild Salsa

Ole! Never miss another Taco Tuesday.

Low FODMAP nachos are now a reality with our delicious, bright flavoured Mild Salsa. This salsa is packed with flavour. Fiesta time!

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 FODY Taco Seasoning

FODY Taco Seasoning

Spice up Taco Night with this bold blend of chili pepper, paprika and spices.

This spice blend is formulated without onion, garlic, gluten, and lactose. Spice it up, the Low FODMAP way!

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FODY Lemon & Herb Seasoning

FODY Lemon & Herb Seasoning

A zesty combination of rosemary, thyme, sage and lemon that brightens the flavor of seafood and meat.

This spice blend is formulated without onion, garlic, gluten, and lactose. Spice it up, the Low FODMAP way!

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FODY Steak Spice Seasoning

FODY Steak Spice Seasoning

Sprinkle this savory blend of sea salt and spices liberally over your favorite cut of meat, and fire up the grill!

This spice blend is formulated without onion, garlic, gluten, and lactose. Spice it up, the Low FODMAP way!

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FODY Hot BBQ Spice Blend

FODY Hot BBQ Spice Blend

Spread this savory spice blend generously over chicken and ribs for a mouth-watering kick of smoky, spicy flavor!

This spice blend is formulated without onion, garlic, gluten, and lactose. Spice it up, the Low FODMAP way!

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Olive Oil and Salad Dressings

 

FODY Garlic Infused Olive Oil

FODY Garlic Infused Olive Oil

Bring back the flavor of garlic to your food, the Low FODMAP way.

This powerfully delicious Garlic Infused Olive Oil is made in Italy with the finest extra virgin olive oil. It is the first of its kind to be tested and certified Low FODMAP by Monash University.

Every drop packs a lot of flavor! Use this kitchen essential mixed in sauces, fried with veggies and meat, or drizzled on roasted potatoes. The possibilities are endless!

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casa de sante salad dressing

Casa de Sante Balsamic Vinaigrette Salad Dressings

Casa de Sante offer a range of low FODMAP certified salad dressings. Flavors include:

  • Basil & Lemon
  • Grapefruit
  • Sweet Orange

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Alternatively you can buy on Amazon.

 

Sauces and Soups

FODY Tomato Ketchup

Our Ketchup has all the flavor you want, but without ingredients and additives that can inflame the guts of those suffering from Irritable Bowel Syndrome.

Packed with flavor; a great substitute for conventional ketchup.

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FODY BBQ Sauce

FODY BBQ Sauce

Every Traditional BBQ Sauce is made with all natural, simple ingredients, for a healthy, nutritious and satisfying meal.

The sauce is formulated to be onion free, lactose free and gluten free. Every sauce contains delicious crushed tomatoes, cider vinegar, evaporate cane sugar and molasses for the perfect amount of sweetness, horseradish, sea salt and natural smoke flavor.

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FODY Marinara Sauce

FODY Marinara Sauce

Every Marinara Pasta Sauce is made with all natural, simple ingredients, for a healthy, nutritious and satisfying meal.

The sauce is formulated to be onion and garlic free, lactose free and gluten free. Every sauce contains delicious chopped tomatoes, tomato paste, extra virgin olive oil, carrots, celery, a pinch of salt, and basil.

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FODY Tomato & Basil Sauce

FODY Tomato & Basil Sauce

Every Tomato & Basil Pasta Sauce is made with all natural, simple ingredients, for a healthy, nutritious and satisfying meal.

The sauce is formulated to be onion and garlic free, lactose free and gluten free. Every sauce contains delicious chopped tomatoes, tomato paste, extra virgin olive oil, a pinch of salt, and basil.

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Chicken Soup Base

Chicken Soup Base

Every Chicken Soup Base is made with all natural simple ingredients, & is formulated to be onion & garlic free, lactose free, & gluten free.

Every soup base contains dehydrated chicken, rosemary, & other savory spices.

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Vegetable Soup Base

Vegetable Soup Base

Every Vegetable Soup Base is made with all natural simple ingredients, & is formulated to be onion & garlic free, lactose free, & gluten free.

Every soup base contains dehydrated veggies, rosemary & other savory spices.

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FODMAPPED – Low FODMAP Red Wine Pasta Sauce

Pasta sauce also available in slow-roasted vegetable flavor.

  • Yes, I am fodmap friendly certified
  • No onion, low fodmap
  • No garlic, gluten free

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FODMAPPED – Low FODMAP Sweet Chili, Basil, Lemongrass Simmer Sauce

Simmer sauce also available in green curry flavor and butter chicken flavor.

  • Yes, I am FODMAP friendly certified
  • No onion included
  • No garlic included
  • Gluten free product
  • Low FODMAP product

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FODMAPPED – Low FODMAP Roasted Pumpkin Soup

Soup also available in minestrone flavor.

  • Yes, I am fodmap friendly certified
  • No onion, low fodmap
  • No garlic, gluten free

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