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May be: Plantain and banana are from the same family so it is possible to have allergy to both. However, plantain is cooked before it is eaten and could have denatured the allergent during the cooking process. Many people that are allergic to raw apple can eat apple pies (cooked) for the same reason. ...Read more
THEY ARE THE SAME: Essentially.Get a more detailed answer ›
Not usually: Usually the plantain allergy discussed here in the states is to the pollen of the weed English Plantain, not food allergy to plantains (similar to bananas). An interesting fact about English Plantain is that, unlike typical weeds like ragweed that produce pollen in the fall, English Plantain produces pollen both fall AND spring, in a bimodal fashion. This photo is not E. plantain, however. ...Read more
If a greens supplement has plantain leaf in it and i'm allergic to bananas can I have the supplement?
If I have an IgG allergy to banana, would I be okay to use African black soap to wash my face which is made from plantain ash? So far I haven't noticed any issues...
Yes: if you have not noticed any issues you are fine so far. You can use it as long it is not causing any problem ...Read more