Basil is a plant in the Lamiaceae
family which contains lots of edible herbs such as mint, thyme and sage.
Basil is rarely linked to food allergy, to date there are no recorded allergens for basil by the World Health Organization (WHO), because there have not been enough study into allergic effects from this food. If you are interested in what is needed by the WHO before they add an allergen to their allergen database you can check that out HERE
There are no associated allergic syndromes with basil allergy.
Basil is a plant in the Lamiaceae family. Other plants in this family are oregano, thyme, sage, chia seeds, lavender, rosemary, marjoram and mint.
Allergen Encyclopedia - Basil
Science Direct - Basil
Articles and Journals
Angioedema Due to Lamiaceae Allergy, 2018
Spice allergy, 2011
Concomitant allergic contact dermatitis due to Rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary) and Thymus vulgaris (thyme), 2007
Labiatae Allergy: Systemic Reactions Due to Ingestion of Oregano and Thyme, 1996
Spice allergy evaluated by results of patch tests, 1993
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