Histamine & Salicylic Acid (Salicylate) Intolerance
Did you know that aspirin can trigger non-allergic mediated reactions? Or that salicylic acid found in most plant foods can cause histamine release, or compound histamine related inflammation? It’s a conundrum I faced when first starting out on the histamine intolerance diet: why was I still reacting to foods once the high histamine foods were eliminated? The answer was salicylic acid. Thankfully it was temporary. Here’s what science tells us.