Welcome to the forum and I am glad to help you out. Peppermint instead of making the gallstones worse actually is known to help in the dissolution of the gallstones.
It also is known to have some spasmolytic action which facilitates the resolution of the spasm/colicky pain of the stones. Hence, there shouldn't be any problem in continuing to drink the peppermint tea. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.
Was diagnosed 11/2010 as having a lot of smaller gallstones. I started taking Pepogest (form of peppermint oil pills), and yesterday (9 months later) my second gallbladder ultrasound revealed maybe one small stone left! I've had no symptoms since starting the pills!! The ultrasound tech was amazed.
I believe it was 2 a day (whatever the bottle said to take). I had no side effects but you do have peppermint burps. Could be worse! My pain before taking peppermint was so bad it would double me over. Peppermint tea helped the pain a bit.
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