STAY AWAY: salicylate product list

SalicylateLOGOguyThis is a list of products to stay away from if you have Salicylate Allergies. The list is not a complete it is an on going struggle to read labels.

Alka-Seltzer, Aspirin , Dristan, Ecotrin, Ibuprofen such as Motrin and Advil, Kaopectate, Naproxen, Aleve, Anaprox, Naprosyn, Pepto-Bismol, Mint /Mentholated Anything … read your toothpaste labels, sodium benzoate, azo dyes, salicylates, achillea millefolium, Yarrow, Salicylic Acid (in products and FOOD)

ON LABELS you look for these words:

Acetylsalicylic acid, Coal tar derived dye, Artificial flavorings, Artificial colorings,
Azo dyes, Benzyl salicylate, Beta hydroxy acid, BHA, BHT, Choline salicylate, Ethyl salicylate, Eucalyptus oils, Isoamyl salicylate, Magnesium salicylate, Menthol, Methyl salicylate, Mint, Octylsalicylate, Oil of wintergreen, Peppermint , Phenylethyl salicylate, Red dye (#40), Salicylaldehyde, Salicylamide, Salicylate, Salicylic acid, Sodium salicylate, Spearmint, Terpenes (salicylates) in shampoos, Yarrow,
Yellow dye (#5 and #6)

Non-Food Sources of Salicylate

HEALTH & BEAUTY PRODUCTS: Perfumes, Shampoos, Conditioners, Herbal Remedies, Lipsticks, Lotions, Skin Cleansers, Mouthwashes, mint-flavored Toothpastes, Shaving Creams, Sunscreens, Tanning Lotions, Muscle Pain Creams

MEDICATIONS & ORAL CHEMICAL COMPOUNDS: Alka Seltzer, Aspirin, 5-ASA Compounds, Various Non-Steroidal Drugs (NSAIDs), Sweet Potatoes, Canned Tomatoes, Tomato Paste and Sauces, Green Peppers, Radishes, Zucchini

OTHER INGREDIENTS CONTAINING SALICYLATES: Aloe Vera, Azo Dyes, Benzoates, Benzyl Salicylates, BHA, BHT, Disalcid, Eucalyptus Oil, Oil of Wintergreen, Red Dye (#40), Salicylaldehyde, Salicylamide, Yellow Dyes (#5, #6)

Food Sources of Salicylate

FRUITS: Raisins, Prunes, Raspberries, Apricots, Blackberries, Blueberries, Boysenberries, Cantaloupe, Cherries, Cranberries, Currants, Dates, Guava, Grapes, Longberries, Oranges, Pineapples, Plums, Strawberries

VEGETABLES: Broccoli, Chili Peppers, Cucumber, Okra, Spinach, Squash, Sweet Potato, Canned Tomatoes, Tomato Paste and Sauces, Green Peppers, Radishes, Zucchini

NUTS: Pine Nuts, Peanuts, Pistachios, Almonds

SPICES, HERBS AND CONDIMENTS: Aniseed, Canella Powder, Caynne, Celery Powder, Cinnamon, Curry, Dill Powder, Fenugreek Powder, Garam Masala, Mustard Powder, Oregano, Paprika, Rosemary, Sage, Tarragon, Turmeric, Thyme, Mint, Black Pepper, Bay Leaves, Basil, Caraway, Ginger Root, Nutmeg, Licorice and Peppermint Candy, Honey

BEVERAGES: Coffee, Wine, Beer, Orange Juice, Apple Cider, Regular and Herbal Teas, Rum, Sherry



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