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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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SAGE ALLERGY


Key Allergens

Sage is a plant in the Lamiaceae family which contains lots of edible herbs such as mint, basil and thyme.

Sage is rarely linked to food allergy, to date there are no recorded allergens for sage 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.

Edible sage is in a different family of plants from Sagebush (in the Asteraceae family). Sagebush is in a large group of plants found in deserts and mountains, contact with this plant can cause contact allergic dermatitis.


Associated Syndromes

Sage contains lots of essential oils and can be linked to allergic contact dermatitis, especially those who work with essential oils on a daily basis.

Sagebush contains different essential oils including camphor, it also contains sesquiterpene lactones which are the likely cause of contact dermatitis with this plant.

Cross Reactivity

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


Resources

Websites

Science Direct - Salvia officinalis

Science Direct - Sesquiterpene lactones


Articles and Journals

Angioedema Due to Lamiaceae Allergy, 2018

Essential oil composition and total phenolic, flavonoid contents, and antioxidant activity of sage (Salvia officinalis L.) extract under chitosan application and irrigation frequencies, 2018

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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