06 Feb 06:30
Ok bought a beautiful pineapple. Peeled it and chopped it for juicing.
Made my hands itch like crazy!!! Does that mean I'm allergic? Not drinking it now...too scared!
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06 Feb 10:02
Ah no Jen! Wise to give it a miss I think, you wouldnt want that itching sensation on the inside! Perhaps you could give the pineapple a break and then try again in a few days? If the same happens, maybe best to avoid!
06 Feb 10:55
Yeah so strange. I did the same two weeks ago and no problem....
I think I will go for allergy testing
06 Feb 13:37
That's a good idea Jen. Better to be safe than sorry indeed. Have you ever had a reaction eating it before? I should look into a test myself. Would be interested in seeing what it has to say!
06 Feb 13:53
Hi Jen I found that pineapple makes me itch as well. I don't even drink pineapple juice. Well. I don't drink any fruit juice as my skin flares up once I had some.
06 Feb 14:50
I think pineapple is the least important in my kombucha mix for curing psoriasis. Galangal, turmeric, and ginger are more anti-inflammatory and have the most impact on inhibiting NF-kB. Also, just FYI for those that may use pineapple, I don't peel it. I juice it all for maximum benefit. The skin is high in bromelains. I just scrub the surface with a brush and water to remove any fungicides or pesticides.
06 Feb 17:03
I think it's the acid. Same thing happens to me.
06 Feb 18:05
Better safe than sorry
07 Feb 19:00
yes, too much acid can make your mind go funny
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