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About Salicylates
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What are Salicylates?

2 Categories of Natural Sals to Avoid

Salicylates in Herbals, Vitamins, Supplements & Drugs

Rules for Defining Salicylates
Avoid These Synonyms Controversial Items
Contamination Experimenting
Guai'ers Check These Items Carefully for Salicylates Blocking
Salicylate Sensitivity Disclaimer

What Are Salicylates

Salicylic acid is an organic acid with a ring structure, and a salicylate is a salt or covalent compound formed by displacing hydrogen from salicylic acid.  It is thought that most, if not all, plants make salicylates as a defence.  They are stored in the bark (also contain glycosides which are converted by the liver and intestinal tract to other more potent and long-lasting salicylates), leaves, roots, skin and seeds and act as preservatives to delay rotting.  They fend off soil bacteria and pests (reference "Science" [VOL. 266 e November 18, 1994 issue]).  

 

Salicylates (pronounced sah-LISS-a-late) block guaifenesin treatment for FMS at the kidney level. 

Several studies have been undertaken to try to measure the salicylate content of foods. There is no consensus among the various studies, although certain generalities appear to be true.

Salicylates are a family of plant chemicals found naturally in in various chemical combinations in foods such as almonds, apples and cider (including cider vinegar), apricots, berries (all), cherries Chili powder, cloves, cucumbers, grapes (raisins, wine and wine vinegar), nectarines, oranges, peaches, peppers (bell & chili), plums, prunes, tangerines, and tomatoes, in aspirin and other drugs, as well as many cosmetics and personal care products.  They are also present in flavourings (e.g. peppermint), perfumes, scented toiletries, eucalyptus oils and some medications (aspirin is a member of the salicylate family).

All foods containing salicylates can be 'eaten' as they are somewhat destroyed by the digestive process and further altered by the liver, however, they may very likely block if they manage to bypass the digestive process and liver, thus be very wary of those food & drink sources claiming healing properties.

Salicylate Levels in mg per 100 g Food and per Portion.  Swain et al

 

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Two Categories of *Natural* Salicylates Guai'ers Need to Avoid

 

- ingested from herbal medications which are potent enough to easily block guaifenesin

(click here for other 'possibilities' in blocking via some food/drink)

- topically applied products which deliver salicylates directly into the bloodstream

 

Food (apart from the 'possible' exceptions listed at the link above) is only an issue where an allergy or sensitivity to salicylates is present (see Salicylate Sensitivity below).

 

Salicylates are not inherently manufactured by all plants but, in order to protect Guai'ers from the possibility of blocking, our listing is created to take into account their potential to do so.  We err on the side of caution.

 

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Salicylates Ingested from Herbals, Vitamins, Supplements & Drugs


Plant foods when EATEN do NOT block guaifenesin treatment because the salicylates in them are processed by the digestive system and liver. 

 

In topicals, however, these same plant foods are absorbed directly into the bloodstream and go to the kidneys where they will block.  Although most people will block to some degree with any salicylate, blocking sensitivity is a very individual thing.  One may block partially where another may block fully.  It's very difficult to discern one's blocking potential with any salicylate so it is better to be very rigorous about avoiding salicylates.  Some people will take more risk after they experience quite a bit of recovery but it is always best to do the blocking tests and also keep a very close eye on your progress.

 

In herbal products the salicylates are generally in concentrations too high to be processed by the liver so they get to the kidneys and will block guai for all but a few guai'ers.   The same can apply to any salicylate extracts in vitamins & supplements.
 

Salicylate fillers, flavors & colours in oral medications/drugs (tablets/capsules) are almost always ok (Sal-neg*) and, as a general rule, will not block the guaifenesin treatment.  The amount of salicylate fillers in them is miniscule and considered like foodstuffs.  However, we've had a number of very credible blockings reports with Spironolactone/Aldactone (see archives).  They were related to the very strong peppermint flavor used to mask the strong odour of its ingredients.  The source of the flavor used was not listed.  This causes us concern so we consider it prudent, even in oral meds, that you ensure there is not a lot of the most potent salicylates present.

 

Salicylate fillers,  flavors, colours & sweeteners, etc., in topical, lozenge/troche, sublingual or oral & nasal spray medications & supplements will block many guai'ers.   The point of these products is to by-pass the digestive system and to enhance absorption.   Especially look out for any with mint/wintergreen/peppermint but even orange, cherry, Stevia, etc.,  might block some Sal-Sensitives.

Don't use Sublingual Allergy Drops, Nasal Spray, a Suppository, Vaginal Cream or Patch containing "salicylate" ingredients.  A few people taking allergy shots reported not blocking but the sample hasn't been large enough to be certain they are completely safe.   We don't know if plant source allergy shots will block or not.

 

A little oil in a supplement is thought to be ok as it is just like eating it on a salad.  The crux of the issue is how much oil and how many capsules one takes at a time.

Re inhaling Eucalyptus Oil, etc. via steam: we do not know if the nasal membranes absorb enough salicylates to block.
 

Mint and Aloe are the two most potent blocking salicylates.

 

In a few cases chemical ingredients may be impure due to contamination.

'Chelation' does not change the status of an ingredient.

 

List of ingredients in medications (USA)

 

The supplement market is not well regulated so it is possible that some products may not contain pure chemicals, even though the label might state it (e.g. Malic acid extracted from apples).  One should investigate these products if they feel they are not progressing.

 

Note: I've been told that in Australia the TGA rule ensures that all herbal products MUST contain various extracts from the plant rather than just a single chemical so this makes supplements containing plants problematic for Aussies.  I've had conflicting information regarding this however so please check for yourself and if you get a different answer, please e-mail me.

 

It is wise to be circumspect regarding how many Low-Sal* items you use in the course of a day and, as some of us are more sensitive to salicylates than others, it is strongly recommended to avoid all of them until such time as you are well enough to detect a difference in reversal when using a product which may include some. 
 

New OTC (over the counter) drug labeling rules:
Everyone has to start printing labels in accordance with the new OTC drug rules no later than May 16, 2005.   Every product must list ALL ingredients, including toothpaste and sunscreen.  The only exception are
convenience size products.  That is - products that have less than 3 doses, such as product samples or aspirin sold at airports where there are less than 3 doses.  All other OTC drug products must list ALL ingredients.  The only problem that one might have is if they bought a product where the label was printed prior to 5-16-05.  One would not be sure that it listed all products.  Once all old products are no longer on the shelves, we will be safe to assume that the label lists all ingredients.

The regulations for labeling of OTC drug products are found in 21 CFR 201.66. 

Click here to access the CFR online. From there, choose Part 200-299, then Part 201, then 201.66.

Click here for the OTC drug product labeling requirements.

Click here for this second link which provides for the partial delay of compliance dates for "convenience size" products.

Click here for the publicly available web site that contains information that you may find useful:

Leah A. Christl, Ph.D.
Regulatory Project Manager
Division of Over-the-Counter Drug Products HFD-560
Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
 

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Rules for Defining Salicylates

 

If the ingredient is a chemical, no matter the origin, it is okay, except:

  • when a chemical name contains "sal" in it (which may refer to salicylates),

  • when the ingredient is artificial wintergreen (which is methyl salicylate) 

  • when the chemical is beta hydroxy acid it may be salicylic acid (usually it is spelled out in the ingredient list as 'salicylic acid' but if it is not, it would be best to call the company.

    • INCI rules state that BHA is not a proper name for Beta Hydroxy Acids thus BHA should always stand for Butylated Hydroxy Anisole (which is Sal-FreeTM).  If an ingredient list includes Beta hydroxy acids, then according to INCI rules, they would have to list salicylic acid but according to this FDA site, one might find it used incorrectly (i.e., "From a chemist's perspective, salicylic acid is not a true BHA. However, cosmetic companies often refer to it as a BHA..."). Our investigations lead us to believe it would be very rare to find BHA used to stand for beta hydroxy acid (salicylic acid).

    • The most likely products to contain beta hydroxy acid are acne products and products intended to exfoliate the skin. If such a product were to list BHA as an active ingredient it might be best to be extra careful and call the company. If it is not listed as an active ingredient or if it's listed last on the ingredient list or next to other preservatives, the BHA is probably unlikely to be beta hydroxy acid.
  • when the chemical is 4-methylbenzylidene camphor

    (although not a salicylate, it most often contains salicylates as a trace impurity, since much camphor is extracted from natural plant sources)

  • when the chemical is fulvic acid which we found contains the salicylate molecule so it and its synonyms (3,4-Dihydro-3,7,8-trihydroxy-3-methyl-10-oxo-1H,10H-pyrano(4,3-b)(1)benzopyran-9-carboxylic acid) should be avoided

  • when chemical words are combined with a Sal-FullTM plant name
    (See below for examples.); and,

  • if it is listed on this page at all (you might like to use your browser's FIND function [see EDIT menu] or do a site search)

A number in combination with a chemical word is ALMOST always okay (it represents the position of certain atoms in the structural formula of the compound).  The only exceptions noted at this time are included in the lists of synonyms below.

A number AFTER an ingredient does not necessarily mean it's an isolated chemical

NOTE: There is no such thing as "plain" methyl hydroxybenzoate; the structure of this can be arranged in a variety of ways, called "structural isomers".  There are usually clues in their names to tell you what you need to know to determine which particular "form" that this particular ingredient takes; it is to do with the arrangement of the hydroxy (OH) group and the carboxyl (COOH) group in relation to each other, as they are attached to the benzene ring.

 The salicylate structure is the one where the hydroxy and carboxyl groups are adjacent, ie attached to carbon atoms in the benzene ring that are next to each other.  This can also be called "orthogonal", or shortened to "ortho" or simply "o" in the name, or the number "2" may be used to indicate the position.  Examples of these are methyl 2-hydroxybenzoate or methyl o-hydroxybenzoate.

 The alternative structures, which are not salicylates are the "para" (short for parallel) and "meta".  "Para" or "p" forms have the two groups opposite each other across the benzene ring, and may have the number "4" in their name.  The "meta" or "m" form is where the two groups have one carbon between them in the benzene ring, and may have the number "3" in the name.  Examples of these are methyl 4-hydroxybenzoate or methyl para-hydroxy benzoate, and methyl 3-hydroxybenzoate or methyl m-hydroxybenzoate.

If the name is ambiguous (for example, simply "methyl hydroxybenzoate"), the manufacturer should be able to tell you which form it is. But if they can't, I wouldn't use the product.  The same applies to 'Propyl Hydroxybenzoate'.

Many chemicals are listed as, or contain, acronyms as part of their name (e.g. Azelastine HCL, Capramide DEA) but all acronyms should be checked to be sure.

 

 Just because you can find a chemical structure does not, in and of itself, indicate if the chemical is not a member of the salicylate family. A unique chemical structure does mean that the ingredient in question is only one chemical, and not a composite of several chemicals. There is a specific molecular structure that occurs in all salicylate chemicals. If you want to learn what a sal looks like, take a look at the chemical structure for salicylic acid.  The benzene ring, the "Y" with the double line going out to an "O", and a single line to an "O" on the other side of the "Y", and an "O" on an  adjacent point are the distinguishing characteristics of salicylates. Take a look at some other known chemical sals and identify the sal pattern within the total chemical structure. Good examples are common ingredients in sunscreens homosalate and Octyl salicylate.  Note that if you cannot find a chemical structure, it typically indicates that the ingredient is a combination of chemicals, some of which might be sals. Vegetable, seed, and nut oils are a good example of this.

 

Any entry listed on the Sal-FreeTM Ingredient list is also fine when two or more of them are listed together as a single entry. 

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Avoid These Synonyms

A number in combination with a chemical word is ALMOST always okay (it represents the position of certain atoms in the structural formula of the compound).  The only exceptions noted at this time are included below in the lists of synonyms.
 

The following chemical names can be found in credible chemical databases.   These are just a few FYI:

National Library of Medicine; Chemfinder.com; National Institute of Standards and Technology

 

It can be confusing to know exactly where one name finishes and another begins thus it helps to know that all the names below are separated by a semi-colon (;)
 

Synonyms of Salicylic Acid: 2-Hydroxybenzoic acid; Alcusal; Egocappol; Ionil; Movelat SportZ; Mycoderm; Psor-Asist; Salicylate; o-Hydroxybenzoic acid; orthohydroxybenzoate; o-Hydroxybenzoate; 2-Hydroxybenzoate.
 

Synonyms for Octyl salicylate: Benzoic acid, o-hydroxy-, octyl ester; N-Octyl o-hydroxybenzoate.

Synonyms for
5-Aminosalicylic Acid: 2-hydroxy-5-aminobenzoic acid; 3-carboxy-4-hydroxyaniline; 5-amino-2-hydroxybenzoic acid;  5-ASA; Asacol; Mesalamine; mesalazine; Pentasa; Rowasa, 5-Aminosalicyclic acid.

Synonyms for 3-Aminosalicylic acid: 3-Amino-2-hydroxybenzoic acid; m-Aminosalicylic acid.

Synonyms for 3,3,5-trimethylcyclohexyl salicylate:
2-hydroxybenzoic acid, 3,3,5-trimethylcyclohexyl ester; Cyclohexanol, 3,3,5-trimethyl-, salicylate; heliophan; homomenthyl salicylate; homosalate; salicylic acid 3,3,5-trimethylcyclohexyl ester; Trimethylcyclohenyl salicylate.

Synonyms for Aspirin:
2-Acetoxybenzenecarboxylic acid; 2-acetoxybenzoic acid; Alka-seltzer; Anacin; A.S.A.; a.s.a. empirin; asagran; asatard; Ascoden-30; Ascriptin; aspalon; aspergum; aspirdrops; Aspro; asteric; Bayer; benaspir; bialpirinia; Bufferin; caprin; Chlorpheninaurine; Claradin; csedrin; extren; Gelprin; globoid; helicon; idragin; Measurin; neuronika; Norgesic; Novid; Nu-seals; Persistin; polopiryna; rhodine; Robaxisal; salacetin; salcetogen; saletin; salicylic acid acetate; Solprin; solpyron; Supac; Triaminicin; Vanquish; XAXA; 2-(Acetyloxy)-Benzoic Acid; O-acetylsalicylic acid; o-Carboxyphenyl Acetate; ac 5230; acenterine; acesal; Aceticyl; acetilsalicilico; acetilum acidulatum; acetisal; acetonyl; acetophen; acetosal; acetosalic acid; acetosalin; Acetoxybenzoic acid; acetylin; acetylsal; Acetylsalicylate; Acetylsalicylic acid; acidum acetylsalicylicum; acimetten; acisal; acylpyrin.

Synonyms for Ethyl Salicylate:
Ethyl o-Hydroxybenzoate; Sal ethyl; Salicylic ether.

Synonyms for Methyl salicylate:
2-carbomethoxyphenol; o-hydroxybenzoic acid methyl ester; 2-(methoxycarbonyl)phenol; analgit; anthrapole nd; betula; Betula oil; exagien; flucarmit; gaultheria oil; Linsal; methyl o-hydroxybenzoate; Methyl hydroxybenzoate; Metsal Liniment; oil of wintergreen; Panalgesic; sweet birch oil; teaberry oil; wintergreen oil; 2-Hydroxybenzoic acid, methyl ester; Methyl 2-hydroxybenzoate.

Synonyms for Phenyl Salicylate:
2-Hydroxybenzoic acid phenyl ester; Benzoic acid, 2-hydroxy-,phenyl ester; Salol.

 

Synonyms for Ethyl Salicylate: Ethyl o-Hydroxybenzoate; Sal ethyl; Salicylic ether.


Synonyms for Salazosulfamide: p-(Salicyl-5-azo)benzenesulfonamide; 5-(p-Sulfamoylphenylazo)salicylic acid; 5-(p-Sulfamylphenylazo)salicylic acid; Chromo-Sulfol; Lutazol; Oftazol; Ophtazol; Salosept.

 

Synonyms for Benzyl Salicylate: 2-Hydroxybenzoic acid phenylmethyl ester; Benzoic acid, 2-hydroxy-, phenyl methyl ester; benzyl o-hydroxybenzoate; SALICILATO DE BENCILO; Salicylic acid benzyl ester.

 

Synonyms for 4-Nitrophenyl salicylate: Salicylic acid 4-nitrophenyl ester.

 

Synonyms for Amyl salicylate: Salicilato de amilo.

 

Synonyms for n-Butyl Salicylate: 2-hydroxy-benzoic acid, butyl ester; Benzoic acid, 2-hydroxy-, butyl ester; Butyl salicylate; Salicylic acid n-butyl ester.

 

Synonyms for Methyl 2-methoxybenzoate: Dimethyl salicylate; Methyl o-anisate; Methyl 2-methoxybenzoate; Methyl salicylate o-methyl ether.

 

Synonyms for Methyl 4-methoxysalicylate: Methyl 2-hydroxy-4-methoxybenzoate.

 

Synonyms for 2-Ethylhexyl salicylate: Sunarome O; Sunarome WMO.


Other compounds to avoid:


"Salicin, the original constituent of White Willow Bark is converted through oxidation to salicylic acid within the body."  Daniel B Mowrey, PhD 'The Scientific Validation of Herbal Medicine'. 

 

Derivatives of salicin: salicortin, tremulacin

Salicin derivatives are first converted into salicin in the stomach or small intestine. Salicin is then mainly carried to the distal ileum or colon where gut flora convert it into its aglycone (salicyl alcohol). Salicyl alcohol is absorbed and oxidized in blood, tissue and liver to form salicylic acid. Salicylic acid is then converted to salicylic acid conjugates or to gentisic acid by hepatic transformation for excretion via the urine.  Townsend Letter for Doctors and Patients May, 2002, by Kerry Bone, Michelle Morgan, Continued from page 3, Pharmacokinetics. 

Synonyms for salicin:
2-(Hydroxymethyl)phenyl beta-D-glucopyranoside; AI3-19099; Benzyl alcohol, o-hydroxy-, o-glucoside; EINECS 205-331-6; NSC 5751; Salicine; Salicoside; Salicyl alcohol glucoside; Saligenin beta-D-glucopyranoside; Saligenin-beta-D-glucopyranoside; o-(Hydroxymethyl)phenyl beta-D-glucopyranoside; D(-)-Salicin

Synonyms for the salicylate gentisic acid:
2,5-Dihydroxybenzoic acid; Hydroquinonecarboxylic acid;


 

Controversial Items
Click on highlighted words for more information.

All new Guai'ers should avoid the following items until they are well into cycling so they can recognise blocking.

 

Identified as free from salicylates by others but which we find questionable or disagree: 

Corn oil; wheat germ oil; Shea Butter; Spironolactone/Aldactone


Identified as salicylates by others but with which we disagree - please be aware that the issue of contamination is another thing entirely (i.e., some sources MAY be contaminated): 
 

Menthol; Mentholatum; Propolis Bioflavonoids (sometimes spelled bioflaviniod) Grapefruit Seed Extract  Inulin (like everything else, if it is a purified extract, it is fine because inulin itself is a salicylate free single chemical compound)

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Contamination

NEW June 22, 2007:  FDA Issues Dietary Supplements Final Rule
"The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced a final rule establishing regulations to require current good manufacturing practices (cGMP) for dietary supplements. The rule ensures that dietary supplements are produced in a quality manner, do not contain contaminants or impurities, and are accurately labeled....The final CGMP and the interim final rule are effective August 24, 2007"

Sal-FreeTM ingredients might be contaminated with salicylates during production, i.e. in theory, chemical extractions, including Bioflavonoids, menthol, etc., are isolated chemicals that have their own unique molecular structure.  That structure does not change, regardless of the source, however, product labels do not 'necessarily' indicate that processing has been carried out meticulously. 

Sometimes a listed ingredient *may* also contain other chemicals (including salicylates) because the manufacturers of the chemicals do not always take the steps necessary to isolate only the individual chemical.  There is nothing that says they have to, although at times NOT doing so could prove very problematic for some people with allergies.  In the case of bioflavonoids for instance, we think the process or separating the different bioflavonoids in order to create supplements with a single bioflavonoid, e.g., quercetin, would be very selective.  There are many medical studies that compare the potency and properties of different ones, and so we think that in order to make such a study, the purity of the product would have to be pretty high.   Click here to see an example of bioflavonoids being suggested as replacements for those with an aspirin (salicylate) allergy. :

Some products are also contaminated from their salicylate source during processing, or processing in machinery which has used a salicylate in previous runs. 

If however, a product or an ingredient is labelled pharmaceutical grade, it means that the chemical extract is "pure" and is only that one chemical.  We have no way of knowing if an extracted chemical carries salicylates with it or not unless we've queried the manufacturer carefully, or it is specifically labelled pharmocologically pure.  Of course there is also the anecdotal evidence from others to take into consideration.  A much used product without any blocking reports is something you may deem a worthwhile risk.  However, please note that we suggest not using any ingredient or product where there has been any concern at all about contamination from plant ingredients, or any Low-SalTM ingredients/products, until dose, cycling, and perhaps even wait till you have some recovery well established, before introducing them carefully.  Stop if the least concern about progress arises.

 

Click here to see items listed in unsure category.

 

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Experimenting

 

Some non-sensitive Guai'ers actually want to experiment with the odd product containing controversial ingredients, usually (but not necessarily) short term, in order to address a specific health issue, generally broaden their options, or to make their lives a little less restricted.  Our goal is to list the status of ingredients correctly (not allowing contamination to impinge on the chemical compound status), putting the power in the user's hands and enabling informed decision-making.  If we  have specific information related to contamination that will be listed also.  Keep in mind that any OTC product, where it is not specifically stated that it is pharmocologically pure, may be contaminated from the source, which in turn MAY contain salicylates.  Salicylates are made in all plants to fend off soil bacteria and pests (reference "Science" [VOL. 266 e November 18, 1994 issue]).

 

Please read all the information re: salicylates in the Sal-FAQ and other documents on this site.

 

If Members of the Guai-Support mailing list are unsure about a product they can send a list of the ingredients (both active and inactive) which are NOT already listed on either the Sal-FreeTM or Sal-Full*, to the SAL Topic on the list and we'll do our best to let you know if they are salicylates. When you ask questions of labs or cosmetic companies, be sure to obtain a complete ingredient list as it is the only way to be sure of a product's sal status.  If you decide to mention salicylates, you need to clarify that it is both "natural and synthetic salicylates" you are asking about and make sure they understand that the theory we operate under is that all plants inherently contain salicylates or they make them to fend off soil bacteria and pests (The reference that all plants make salicylates is: "Science" (VOL. 266 e November 18, 1994 issue).

 

Although one can make some rules about what is or is not a salicylate there are dangers in making those rules too simple, e.g. most ingredients with a number as part of their names are chemicals but there are exceptions so any rule must also note those exceptions. 

 

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Blocking
 

Many of us have similar blocking potential so it is a good place to start when thinking about what might block you, however also remember that some are more sensitive to salicylates than other Guai'ers so please don't assume that a product which doesn't block someone else won't block you.  If you feel you must use some particular supplement and yet don't progress in your guai treatment please do a blocking test and be very careful how many low-salTM products you use in your daily regimen.  We have no idea how many Low-SalTM products each person can use or if there might be a level in which blocking will start to occur.  A blocking test doesn't typically help detect partial blocking.  Put Low-SalTM items away for a few weeks and see if you notice a discernible difference. 

 

Note: Blocking 'can' be a very subjective experience.  Sometimes members report blocking because of various experiences which may or may not have been related to what every guai'er might consider adequate testing procedures

 

 

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Guai'ers Need to Check These Items Carefully for Salicylates

 

Everything that goes on your skin or in your mouth.  Any "medicated" product may contain unlisted ingredients including added salicylates.  If something feels "cool" or "burns' when applied check it out with the company if nothing that would account for it is listed. Check the label for Xylitol because that is ok and may explain the coolness.  Check any product that claims to have a healing benefit.
 

Acne products and wart removers are often pure salicylates.
Additives in Cosmetics & Creams
Baby Wipes for Aloe
Blistex products often contain salicylates.
Breath savers
Bubble baths
Chapsticks
Cosmetics
Cuticle treatment oils (usually ok but avoid any with natural oils)
Dental Floss for Mint.
Deodorants often contain castor oil.
Douches (the same rules apply to these as other topical products)
Emulsions, Toothpastes, Lotions, & Creams 
Foundations; Skin cleansers; All Creams
Hair shampoos, conditioners, or sprays
Hand Sanitizers for Aloe 
Hemorrhoid preparations for aloe
Herbal remedies
Juices

Lipsticks & Lip Balms for aloe, camphor, castor oil, mints, wintergreen, etc.  Also check out Piperitone.
Lotions
Lozenges
Medicated creams
Mouthwash 
Nail Polish
Nose drops and sprays

Medications
Mouth washes
Muscle pain creams
Nail Polish for castor oil, Bismuth Salicylate
Pain medications
Panty Hose (at least one brand is adding Aloe now)

Panty Shields for Aloe (some companies have begun adding it)

Razors (strips beside the cutting edge) 

Shaving Creams often contain aloe & ingredient lists can't be trusted.  From what we know at this point we don't think any company can guarantee that razor strips or shave creams are ever totally free of aloe.  Given that it is such a potent salicylate, and shaving provides such a good entrance for sals, we are inclined to warn that we can't trust these labels, and we are worried about contamination of apparently *Sal-Free products.  One can use a  Sal-FreeTM lotion or hair conditioner as a shave cream.)

Shampoos
Skin cleansers or exfoliants
Sun screens or tanning lotions
Supplements derived from rose hips
Tea

Tissues (facial/toilet) for lotions,

i.e., aloe vera, Eucalyptus oil, etc.

Toners For Witch Hazel.
Toothpastes; often contain added salicylates

(calling companies may not bring full disclosure in the case of toothpaste and hidden sals are often added to toothpaste, so it is best to stick with those specifically listed on the sal-free list.)

Topical cortisone creams may contain aloe
Topical muscle pain products

(The way Ben Gay works is the same way that Aspergum works, by delivering aspirin directly to the painful area. Studies have shown that these salicylates travel throughout the body rapidly.  Many topicals fall into two categories of salicylates; they either contain, Eucalyptus, Aloe and the like or they contain aspirin.  A compounding pharmacist can mix one up for you specially with a prescription.  Be careful though, the cost of a small container of compounded cream can be very expensive and check that your insurance will pay for it.

Ultrasound Gels often contain sal's (Aloe)

Wart or callus removers


Salicylate Sensitivity

FOOD INTOLERANCE NETWORK FACTSHEET: "Food allergy is an immunological reaction to food proteins.  Food intolerance is a pharmacological reaction (like the side effects of a drug) to the chemicals in foods. "

Salicylate Sensitivity is an area of concern for many people.  A sensitivity can show itself when individuals find themselves unable to tolerate certain fruits, vegetables & medications containing aspirin. 

 

"Some individuals feel that they have a salicylate intolerance or allergy that causes them serious health problems. Some have reported a wide range of symptoms that they feel are alleviated by strict avoidance of salicylates in food and other products."  (WSE)


Salicylates impact on individuals in various ways, including asthma, fatigue, skin irritations, hives, rashes, increased sensitivity, reddening of the eyes and face, changes in skin color, swelling of the eyelids, face, and lips, photo sensitivity increased tear secretion, headaches and hyperactivity, as well as some cognitive and perceptual disorders.

 

"Salicylates directly or indirectly affect most organ systems in the body by uncoupling oxidative phosphorylation, inhibiting Krebs cycle enzymes, and inhibiting amino acid synthesis."  (WSE)
 

Salicylate is listed as a drug that may be related to hypoglycemia and Reactive Hypoglycemia.


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A unique book that gives sufferers and their families clear explanations and practical information on every type of treatment for these distressing and hard to manage disorders. It dispels the misconceptions, that lead some people to dismiss these conditions, with thoughtful explanations and reasoning. This book gives emphasis to eliminating the conditions by addressing their 'cause', with a commonly used 'over-the-counter' medication, guaifenesin and provides detailed, easy-to-follow guidelines.

 

 

              

 

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---- Debbie Ford, New York Times bestselling author of The Dark Side of the Light Chasers
 

After 13 years of illness, some good things are happening, and I'm finally on my way to being totally well.  Books that set me on this path are:
Ri's Story - from "Recovery from CFS, 50 Personal Stories" by Alexandra Barton
AND
Zero Limits - Dr. Hew Len and Joe Vitale

Nadine Tull: Tri-State FMS Recovery - fmsrecovery@yahoo.com

 

And More Resources For All

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Guaifenesin effect seen in
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FAQ: Guai Treatment
Blocking Test
Alternate Guai Scenarios
Treatment Troubleshooter
FAQ: Guai Product Troubleshooter
LA or QA Guai?
An evolving Protocol
Guai Product Report
Troubleshooting Progress Issues

Variable Higher Doses (VHD)
Testing Urine For Phosphates

Guaifenesin Sources

How to split capsules & tablets

Homemade Topical Guai
Guai quality control
History of Guai Product Protest

 

FMS & Guaifenesin
FAQ - FMS-DX-Guaifenesin.htm
Guaifenesin - Dr Starlanyl
Dr. Penniston Re FMS & GL

FMS/CFS & IBS (book)
Fibromyalgia & Guai. Therapy
FMS: Symptoms & Guai Theory
FMS & Uricosuric Agents 

Invisible Illnesses, Visible Stereotypes
 

Vulvodynia

Vulvar Pain Foundation
Low Oxalate Treatment
Low Oxalate Diet for VV

Responses to Misconceptions

 

St Amand Papers

FMS: Symptoms & Guai Theory
FMS & Uricosuric Agents 
Fibromylgia

Genitourinary Syndrome & Fibromyalgia 

Hypoglycemia

FMS & HG

 

            ********

1996 Oregon Study

Response To Oregon Study

 

           ********

2008 City of Hope Study
FibroAction article on Study


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Search for sal-free, fragrance free, hypo-allergenic products or any combination of those.

 

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Find Plus Size Clothes

Comfort Pillows

Sal-FreeTM Detoxification

Saunas, Spas,

Fitness Equipment

Therapeutic Electronics 
Massage Tools


Can't find what you're looking for? 
Let us find it for you.

 

 

 

Range of Blood Pressure Monitors
Range of Thermometers
Range of UpLift Technologies

 

Magnetic Jewelry by SOS Magnetics

        

Hypoglycemia
Syndrome X
Insulin Resistance
Type 2 Diabetes

Diabetes l & ll Breakthrough  NEW

The GG Book Nook
Insulin Resistance Syndrome

Insulin & its Metabolic  Effects

Carbs Information

Carbs in All Types of Food and Drink
Bonny's LowCarb Tips/Recipes
GG Members' Low-Carb/GI Recipes

Bonny Talks About Xylitol

Bonny Talks About Polyols

Bonny's Coconut Links & Information

FAQ: Hypoglycemia &
Hypoglycemia Diet

Low-Carb Cooking

Low Carb Diets

Slow Start To Low-Carb

RHG, IR: FMS & CMP
HG Support Foundation
Take the HG Quiz & More
SU GI Database
Low Carb Diet for HG Pt 1
Brief Survey-Diets & Books Pt 2

Plus Size Health Information

 

Doctors & Mappers
Guai Doctors
Guai Mappers

   Blank Body Charts
Mapping Charts


View Body Muscle System

    
Completed Maps

Examples of Member's Maps


       
...and more...

Muscle Testing/Kinesiology
Symptom CheckList 
My Name is Fibromyalgia

The Spoon Theory
Information re Medications
The Taste Tests
Exercise & Stretching Tips
On & Offline Guai Groups
Success Stories
Disability Assistance

The Fibromyalgia Assistance Foundation

More Resources (FMS Tools, Research/Treatments, etc.)

Mastering Emotions
Human & Animal Interest

 

Shopping
wpe5A.jpg (8345 bytes)

Members Surplus Exchange
Guaifenesin Sources 

 

 Now also selling Guai-Aid

Please say you were referred by Tesa
 

Miracle Mineral Solution
   

           Sal-FreeTM

 


DVD - Understanding MMS: Conversations with Jim Humble
A feature-length documentary on the origin, science, and proper use of the MMS protocol to disinfect the waters of the human body with chlorine dioxide.  Produced and directed by Adam Abraham.

 




 

(Whole Wellness Club) 

   

       And for Some Fun

    I'm a Damien Leith Fan

 


       Xlear Australia
 

   The GG Book Nook

            Including

GG members' book Reviews

 

 

 

Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue & Irritable Bowel: Treating Symptoms Treating Cause

By Dr Gregory K. Penniston
(The re-titled new edition to
The Guaifenesin Guide)

A unique book that gives sufferers and their families clear explanations and practical information on every type of treatment for these distressing and hard to manage disorders. It dispels the misconceptions, that lead some people to dismiss these conditions, with thoughtful explanations and reasoning. This book gives emphasis to eliminating the conditions by addressing their 'cause', with a commonly used 'over-the-counter' medication, guaifenesin and provides detailed, easy-to-follow guidelines.

 

 

              

 

Examining Guaifenesin

      

 

 

Parting the Fog: The Personal Side of Fibromyalgia/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

By Sue Jones, a GG Member

Parting the Fog" is a candid, first person account of what it is like to walk in the shoes of someone suffering from fibromyalgia/chronic fatigue syndrome. It relays the seriousness of this condition in an easy-to-read manner, while employing humor and focusing on hope.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Crack Up at the Wake of Dawn: Everyday Poetry to Incite and Delight Your Soul

Another great Book from our GG Member Sue Jones!  If you are a fan of "Parting the Fog", you won't want to miss this book. Although it isn't specific to fibro, you WILL find chapters you can closely relate to, since many topics are dealt with. Some of the poems may make you cry, others make you laugh, and still others trigger a thought or give you greater insight. Whichever the case, you won't be left unaffected.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Take My Hand: The Extraordinary Story of a Girl Named Janis

In Take My Hand, Audrey Revell (a long time member of GG) paints a vivid and moving picture of the life and indomitable spirit of her daughter Janis, an exceptionally talented musician and composer despite having lost her sight as a child together with progressive hearing loss.

 

 

 

 The Places That Scare You: A Guide to Fearlessness in Difficult Times

By Pema Chodron

 

Getting Unstuck: Breaking Your Habitual Patterns & Encountering Naked Reality

By Pema Chodron

 


 I Remember Me

 

 
 Fibromyalgia: Show Me Where It Hurts DVD

 

Swanson's has a huge selection of products at very good prices.  Please check the ingredients with our Ingredient list at Sal-FreeTM Ingredients and if you cannot find something there please write your questions to the mailing list under the SAL topic
Not a member yet?  Click here to join.
 

Sales, Coupons And Great Deals at 
              Drugstore.com

 

 Emotional Freedom Techniques

 

Plus Size Resources

Fashion Tips - Plus Fashion Books  Directory Listing - Clothes  - Health - Low Carb - In the News - Other Resources

Find Plus Size Clothes

Accessories - Coats - Dresses/Skirts - Pants - Shoes - Sleepwear - Suits - Swimwear Tops - Underwear

 

Comfort Pillows at WSE

 

Helpful Items!
Example:
Electronic Pillbox Timer

Web Shop Emporium
Buy pre-screened Sal-Freetm cosmetics and supplements, incl. Guai

 

 

WSE Merchant Directory

(Supplements & Medications)

Comfort Pillows

Sal-FreeTM Detoxification

Saunas, Spas,

Fitness Equipment

Therapeutic Electronics 

 

Household

 

     Australian Money Saving Tips

Compounding On Oxford
In Western Australia
Guaifenesin, DHEA, etc
Click here for more information
7.5% if you say you were referred by Guai-Support

 


Start Drinking Alkaline Water Today!

 

Foreign Exchange Calculator
Advertisers' Information
Commercial Policy


   

Procedures to acquire free drugs for needy clients. There are many many resources here that perhaps you can either share with your doctors willing to go the extra few steps to help, or friends who need financial assistance:  Volunteers in Health Care

Web Site Flyer
can be printed out and given to your doctor.  S/he can then print it out for his or her FMS patients, and their waiting room.  You can print & pass out copies as you encounter people interested in the protocol & the Guai-Support group.

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The information on this web site comes from many sources, including: Dr. R. Paul St. Amand, his assistant Claudia Marek, members past & present of the Guai-Support Group Mailing list and others consulted on various topics. It is not meant to be medical advice, but rather helpful hints on this journey. Please consult with your Health Care Professional.

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