Histamine Related Blog Posts

Category: Histamine

Histamine can be found in many foods. Read these blog posts to see how histamine in food can have an effect on various skin conditions.

  • Natural Antihistamine Herbs August 7, 2009 Antihistamines are commonly used for treating allergic reactions. An allergic reaction indicates an excessive release, by the body, of histamines. Antihistamines are often used to treat symptoms of a runny nose, conjunctivitis, contact dermatitis, hives and insect bites. In addition to the chemically synthesized antihistamines, there exists a fair number of plants and herbs that contain ...
  • Top 10 Histamine Containing Foods July 30, 2009 Histamine is a biogenic amine that triggers the immune response. Histamine also acts as a neurotransmitter and has some other physiological functions (such as in the gut). Histamine increases the permeability of small blood vessels so that immune cells and proteins are better able to fight an infection. Histamine is also involved in sleep regulation; ...