Allium is a large group of flowering plants that has more than 500 species including:
What are the common symptoms of Allium intolerance?
Allergy to allium is possible but very rare. If you’re experiencing symptoms after consumption, it's much more likely that you have a sensitivity or intolerance to one or more of the allium species. Look out for symptoms like:
What could you be reacting to?
It’s the chemicals found in some alliums, rather than alliums themselves, that are known to spark symptoms. Notably:
How can you reduce your intake?
Alliums can be hard to avoid when cooking, so here are some handy tips to reduce your intake:
Want to reduce your reactions to alliums? Try our natural allergy treatment...
At HWA, our Naturopaths use a form of muscle testing (kinesiology) to pinpoint your individual triggers. Following this, we perform a natural allergy treatment called Positive Association Technique (PAT), which aims to reduce your reactions to food and environmental triggers and reduce your allergy-related symptoms.
PAT is a non-invasive holistic therapy, which:
This blog is intended as general information only. PAT cannot diagnose or cure allergies – it is intended to decrease reactions and help manage symptoms. It is not intended to raise unrealistic expectations. If symptoms persist, consult your GP.
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