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

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THYME ALLERGY


Key Allergens

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.


Associated Syndromes

The essential oil thymol is commonly linked to allergic contact dermatitis.

Cross Reactivity

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


Resources

Websites

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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