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COMPREHENSIVE ALLERGY RESOURCES FOR EVERYONE - THE TOP 14 ALLERGENS AND BEYOND

COMPREHENSIVE ALLERGY RESOURCES FOR EVERYONE - THE TOP 14 ALLERGENS AND BEYOND
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BASIL ALLERGY


Key Allergens

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.


Associated Syndromes

There are no associated allergic syndromes with basil allergy.

Cross Reactivity

Basil is a plant in the Lamiaceae family. Other plants in this family are oregano, thyme, sage, chia seeds, lavender, rosemary, marjoram and mint.


Resources

Websites

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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