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Allergy list!

Allergies

Do you have any allergies that your pal needs to know about? (animals, fiber, sensitivity to smoke etc.) oh boy I have quite bit of allergies, sorry… where to start

  • all animal fibers of any percentage
  • lanolin
  • parabens
  • dairy – lactose and casein (milk and milk products – even in baked goods in really small doses it is not good {yes those who know me yes this has changed!}) not safe ingredients list please read ingredients carefully thanks in advance!
  • Corn sadly here in Canada and the US it s in everything! Since it is not deemed a “top”allergy companies do not have to disclose that some ingredients are corn derived.  E.g.- MSG, glucose syrup, maltrodextrin, starch (if not named it mostly likely is cornstarch), fructose (mostly made from fruit, but can be made from corn starch), asorbic acid – vitamin C, a lot of colourings have corn in them too etc…
  • wheat – I am allergic to wheat not gluten so I can have barley and rye. Even if a product is labelled gluten-free currently there is no law that it must be tested if they have this on the label, so read labels and if it has things like just flour, flavouring, natural flavouring etc…it could contain wheat
  • oranges
  • eggs
  • lemon grass and lemon verbena (anything lemon-flavoured usually are made with this.  Real lemon is awesome and absolutely safe)
  • chamomile
  • a lot of perfumes (most smelling like flowers this includes soak and other laundry detergents I use non-perfume, non-dye soaps to make life easier) this includes teas with flower scents especially rose!
  • latex
  • cats
  • eucalyptus
  • dogs (saliva only, yes I know I have a dog; however she is a working dog plus I’ve grown an immunity to her)
  • cigarette smoke (sensitivity)
  • Petroleum jelly
  • coconut
  • almost all lip balms (sad day can’t use Burt’s Bees anymore since I reacted to the lanolin after it not bugging me for a while so it is added back to the list)
  • products with high glycerol/glycerine content
  • feathers
  • dust
  • mold
  • pollen
  • beef ( have to be careful because beef lard is in some cookies!, vegetable shortening is my friend!) and there is more to the list but that’s all you need to know really
  • As for soaps I don’t have any problems with olive oil, Shea butter, and soy based soaps (glycine if low on the ingredients is usually fine) really strong smells especially flowers can be an issue
  • Scents  that are good
    • mint
    • almond
    • lavender*
    • vanilla*
    • jasmine*
    • mango
    • coffee
    • hazelnut
    • rosemary

*if not overly strong

  • As for washing the knitted object non-scented laundry detergent or shampoo or conditioner (or with the scents listed above if not strong (lavender and vanilla downy or whatever brand it is very bad, was sneezing for days and took forever to get the scent out — months of frequent washing!!)– nor containing lanolin –aka no soak had a bad reaction to it (even the unscented it’s been proven that is even bad, shit my hands are so itchy!!!)

Seriously if you have any other questions don’t be afraid to ask!

2 Responses

  1. Thanks, Chelle!

    I have all the information I need to match you with a Monkey Pal! As soon as your Monkey Pal leaves a comment, feel free to delete the questionnaire if that is your preference.

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