Tag Archives: Salicylates

Sal Safe Medications

You can learn to check your medications yourself too! 🙂 Here’s a link to: WebMD, it’s simple to use, just type the name of your medication into the search button at the top beside where it says WebMD, and it … Continue reading

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Stevia as a sweetener and salicylates

Some people are more sensitive to salicylates than others and will block on small amounts. Like a tiny trace of real Stevia leaf in the Stevia sweetener. We know of several who have been mapped and seen the improvement once … Continue reading

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Baby care items, breastfeeding and Salicylates

I know many people use their own products for their babies, and I totally get why! Have you looked at the ingredients in baby items? Like washes etc? They are mostly parabens!! MY adult washes are healthier than baby stuff! … Continue reading

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Butters like cocoa, shea and mango seed

There has been ALOT of discussion on these butters when used topically, between the admins from various Guaifenesin Support groups and myself. And this is what I have come to: Topical Butters are NOT ok! Some people totally block on … Continue reading

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FAQ: Salicylates

This is part of my FAQ series which is getting to be too long of a list for one post, so I am dividing it up to make it easier to find things. Hope it helps! 🙂 Check out my … Continue reading

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Nail polish, nail polish remover and Salicylates

Nail polish itself is fine even with salicylates in it because it sits on your nails which do not absorb the ingredients. HOWEVER, if you get any nail polish on your skin around your nails or cuticles that will block … Continue reading

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Chewing Gum and Salicylates

Cleure gum is the only sal-safe one I know of that has no plant oils. They use artificial flavors, and no mint in them. Trident Chewing gum was just found to have mint in the fruit flavors, so please don’t … Continue reading

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Smoking Cigarettes and/or Weed/pot and Salicylates

FAQ: Can I smoke and not block the Guaifenesin? Quote from Dr St Amand, “There’s a strong possibility that smoking could make guaifenesin partially or totally ineffective. It might merely depend on the crop’s potency, but we tell patients to … Continue reading

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White and apple cider vinegar and Salicylates

Vinegar is very high in salicylates. It IS an acid, but because of it’s high salicylate content, topically,  DO NOT risk blocking your Guaifenesin from working! Many have blocked on it in the past! Apple Cider vinegar is the concern … Continue reading

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Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) Creams and Salicylates

PLEASE check the ingredients in your HRT creams! It’s a topical product that goes on your skin and goes directly in your blood stream. (I believe that’s the point of using the topical HRT stuff!) Personally, I use bio-identical hormone … Continue reading

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