Allergy Resources

Camomile Allergy


Key Allergens

Camomile is a less common food allergy - none of the allergens it contains have been recognised by the World Health Organisation.

Contact reactions linked to camomile have been linked to nobilin (Sweet chamomile) and desacetylmatricarin (German chamomile). Both are sesquiterpene lactones and are commonly used in cosmetics.


Syndromes

You may have Pollen-Food Allergy Syndrome if you suffer from camomile allergy with oral allergy symptoms to 3 or more of the foods mentioned in cross reactivity section.


Cross Reactivity

If sensitised to Birch pollen you may have Pollen Food Allergy Syndrome and may also react to Kiwi, Pear, Peach, Plum, Nectarine, Apricots, Cherries, Tomato, Celery, Carrot, Potato, Parsnip, Pepper, Dill, Cumin, Peas, Coriander, Fennel, Hazelnut, Walnut, Almonds, Peanuts, Lentils and Beans

If sensited to Mugwort pollen you may have Pollen Food Allergy Syndrome and may also react to, Celery, Carrots, Dill, Parsley, Fennel, Coriander, Cumin, and Sunflower seeds

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