Thyme is a plant in the Lamiaceae
family which contains lots of edible herbs such as mint, basil and sage.
Thyme is rarely linked to food allergy, to date there are no recorded allergens for thyme 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
Thyme contains essential oils including thymol, which is a common ingredient in antiseptics, mouthwashes and disinfectants.
The essential oil thymol is commonly linked to allergic contact dermatitis.
Thyme is a plant in the Lamiaceae family. Other plants in this family are oregano, basil, sage, chia seeds, lavender, rosemary, marjoram and mint.
Science Direct - Thyme Oil
Allergen Encyclopedia - Thyme
Science Direct - Thyme
Articles and Journals
A Rare Case of Multiple Severe Anaphylaxis Caused by Thyme, Black Pepper, Wasp and Honey, 2019
Angioedema Due to Lamiaceae Allergy, 2018
Thymol, thyme, and other plant sources: Health and potential uses, 2018
Severe Pepper Allergy in a Young Child, 2011
Occupational airborne contact dermatitis caused by thyme dust, 2002
Labiatae Allergy: Systemic Reactions Due to Ingestion of Oregano and Thyme, 1996
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