Category Archives: Salicylates

FAQ: itchy scalp on the Guaifenesin Protocol

Have an itchy scalp? Does it drive you a little crazy and give you dandruff? Mine does! And all the natural remedies out there use Essential Oils or Apple Cider Vinegar, both are things we can’t use on the Guaifenesin … Continue reading

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Caution Item: Inulin and Salicylates

Here’s a new ingredient that may block your Guaifenesin from working to reverse your fibromyalgia symptoms! We had thought it was salicylate safe, but after hearing about some people blocking on it, we did a little digging.

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Mary Kay Salicylate free list

This list is updated yearly thanks to Annette Perry! A huge job, so very thankful for her! As always, please do take a look at the ingredients on each package you buy to be sure it’s still salicylate-free. **I do … Continue reading

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FAQ: Do Blocking tests work?

If you are not progressing as you should on the Guaifenesin protocol to treat your fibromyalgia, you might want to try a blocking test! What this does is to test if you are blocking on Salicylates somewhere so you can … Continue reading

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FAQ: What are Normal Food Amounts

‘Normal food amounts’ on the guaifenesin protocol is referring to non-concentrated amounts. So, coconut oil on your salad in the amount of a Tbsp is a normal amount of oil in a salad dressing, that is a normal food amount. … Continue reading

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FAQ: Washing hands salicylate free when not home

What do I do when I am not home and don’t know if the soap in the bathroom I am using is salicylate free? It is possible to not block on this soap. Especially if you are super careful about … Continue reading

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Guaifenesin protocol Quick Tip: Emu Oil

If you are on the Guaifenesin Protocol to treat your Fibromyalgia, you will want to get yourself some emu oil! I LOVE this stuff, it pretty much replaces all my uses for coconut oil 🙂 I am always looking for … Continue reading

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Magnesium Lotion (epsom salt lotion) Guai safe

So, of course I try Magnesium Lotion when I have so little lotion left in my container that I can’t make a whole batch! But I LOVE it! It makes the lotion go further. YAY! and gives the wonderful benefits … Continue reading

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Easiest way to check for Salicylates in topical products!

In an effort to make finding your salicylate-free products as easy as possible for you, I have share tons of posts on how to find your own sal-free products. THIS is the best thing since sliced bread! You’ve got to … Continue reading

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FAQ: Constipation: Can I take Magnesium and/ or fiber at the same time I take my Guaifenesin?

Magnesium will help with constipation and will not block your guaifenesin, it’s not a plant and has no salicylates to worry about 🙂 BUT! If you take a ton of it to help with constipation and end up with the … Continue reading

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