Brinjals have high nutritional value. They contain vitamins and minerals. On the other hand, brinjal can also cause allergic reactions. These may range from mild to severe.A person can also develop an allergy when in contact with the leaves and pollen of the vegetable.Brinjals belong to the Nightshade family. Nightshades have huge economic importance amongst the flowering plants family. The family includes herbs, weeds, shrubs, trees and crops. Potatoes, tomatoes and peppers are also members of the Nightshade family.Though, many nightshade family members also contain toxic substances, the most common being Histamine, which is a chemical that can cause allergies.Therefore, if one is allergic to any one member of the Nightshade family then there is a possibility that the person will also be allergic to brinjals. Also, if one is allergic to potatoes, tomatoes and peppers, then the consumption of brinjals could also result in an allergic reaction in the person.If the allergic reaction occurs after consuming the brinjal then it can be concluded that one is allergic to brinjals. Though, it should also be kept in mind that food allergies could also have a delayed reaction.Brinjals can cause allergy due to the presence of some proteins having allergic properties. Cooking the vegetable also cannot negate the effects of these allergens.The reactions of brinjal allergy could be mild / severe and immediate / delayed. The cultivated Eggplant, Solanum melongena, is a species of considerable economic importance in many tropical and subtropical parts of the world (1). Eggplant is native to India or Africa. It spread eastward clear to Japan, and was introduced to Europe as early as the 13th century AD. From there it spread early to North and South America. The most important countries of production are China, Turkey, Japan, Egypt and Syria. It is often called
No special preparation is needed for Allergy Brinjal Enzyme Assay Skin. Inform your doctor if you are on any medications or have any underlying medical conditions or allergies before undergoing Allergy Brinjal Enzyme Assay Skin. Your doctor depending on your condition will give specific instructions.
|UNISEX||All age groups||A wheal and flare reaction of atleast 3mm indicates that the patient is allergic to the substance|