Agent Name

Allergens, processing plant extracts

Major Category

Biological Agents

Category

Plant-Derived Allergens

Comments

Occupational asthma documented: Rose hips--pharmaceutical worker; Herb material--herbal worker; Licorice root--herbalist; Sarsaparilla root--herbal tea worker; Brazil ginseng--medicinal plant processor; Voacanga africana (small tropical African tree used to produce drugs) --spouse of chemist working in pharmaceutical company; Passiflora alata & Rhamnus purshiana (buckthorn)--pharmacy technician; Camomile--cosmetician; Polygala tenuifolia--herb manufacturer; Dioscorea and Korean ginseng--herbal merchant; Citrus food handling--labourer; Sacha Inchi (Plukenetia volubis)--cosmetic factory; Rose oil--rose extraction; [Malo]

Adverse Effects
Asthma

Yes

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