Salicylic add – a problem substance for allergy sufferers

Dr. med. Jurgen Hennecke, Aachen, Deutschland

For every new allergy patient, we test the most important food additives as well as basic foods. In recent years, we have noticed that, in addition to the well-known basic stresses such as milk, wheat and Candida, more and more people are reacting to the "Salicylic acid" ampoule. Treatment using this information, possibly in combination with other substances, has substantially alleviated the symptoms experienced by many of our patients.
Substance and availability
In chemical terms, salicylic acid (2-hydroxybenzoic acid) is an aromatic compound because of its benzene ring. Salicylic acid derivatives are widely available naturally or are synthetically produced for a variety of applications. They are contained in essential oils and are present as plant hormones in the leaves, blossoms, fruit and roots of various plants. Salicylic acid or spiraeic acid was previously obtained from willow bark (sallow) or from Fili...

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