Prunus cerasus – a case of histamine intolerance and an instructive zigzag path to two similar members of the rose family
Pseudoallergic reactions and food intolerance are becoming increasingly common in our practices. The author describes the case of a patient in which the underlying theme behind a variety of symptoms reveals itself as the sensation of the roses. The cancer miasm and a taxonomy error lead to Prunus cerasus.
Key concepts: allergy, Anacardiaceae, food intolerance, histamine intolerance, Histaminum muriaticum, Prunus cerasifera, Prunus cerasus, pseudoallergy, Rhus venenata, Rosaceae, Sankaran, sensation method, taxonomy error