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Glossary for Non-Food Allergy -- Hydroxycitronellal

  • Allergy-like conditions: Medical conditions with similar effects to those of allergies.
  • Breathing difficulties: Various types of breathing difficulty (dyspnea).
  • Chemical-related conditions: Medical conditions related to chemicals and toxin exposures.
  • Headache: In medicine a headache or cephalalgia is a symptom of a number of different conditions of the head and sometimes neck. Some of the causes are benign while others are medical emergencies. It ranks among the most common pain complaints
  • Hoarse: Hoarseness or loss of voice
  • Immune disorders: Disorders that affect the immune system
  • Loss of voice: The loss of ones ability to communicate through voice
  • Nausea: The queasy feeling of nausea and often also vomiting.
  • Non-Food Allergy -- Wood tar: A wood tar allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a chemical called wood tar which is found in perfumes or fragrances. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients from a severe anaphylactic reaction to asthma, abdominal symptoms, eczema or headaches.


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