Food Phenolics Test Kit
The energy patterns of phenolics. A reaction to a whole range of foods may be caused by an underlying food phenolic. Includes apiol, coumarin, indole, piperine and tyramine.
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The energy patterns of phenolics. A reaction to a whole range of foods may be caused by an underlying food phenolic. Includes apiol, coumarin, indole, piperine and tyramine. 14 test vials.
FP 1 Apiol
Occurences: beef, cheese, chocolate, milk, oranges, peas, black pepper, soybeans, tomatoes, almonds, carrot, celery, lettuce, parsley, walnut, bay leaf, lemon.
Correlations: irregular menses, amenorrhea, menopausal flushing, breast tenderness, itching of skin, obesity, chronic fatigue, elbow pain.
FP 2 Caffeic Acid
Occurences: grass pollen, apple, artichoke, beans, carrot, cauliflower, grape, lettuce, olives, coffee.
Correlations: sinus congestion, headache, indigestion, joint pains, dizziness and tingling and numbness of extremities.
FP 3 Cinnamic Acid
Occurences: fruit, cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, clover pollen, sagebrush pollen; used as a flavouring, and in perfumes, cosmetics and medicinal products to give a spicy, oriental perfume;also used to make synthetic indigo dye.
Correlations: acne, eczema, psoriasis, bladder problems, chronic fatigue, hypoglycaemia, chest constriction, craving for fruit, headache, indigestion, sore throat.
FP 4 Coumarin
Occurences: wheat, rice, barley, corn, soy, cheese, beef, eggs, clover pollen, grass pollen.
Correlations: asthma, arthritis, low back pain, cervical neck pain, non-specific pruritis, chronic fatigue, abdominal bloating, ear congestion.
FP 5 Eugenol
Occurences: foods, perfumes, dental practice including in analgesics, cloves, cinnamon, pimento.
Correlations: chronic urticaria.
FP 6 Gallic Acid
Occurences: milk, apple, apricot, banana, barley, beans, beer, cashew nut, cheese, cocoa, egg, crab, cucumber, garlic, ginger, grape, olives, papaya, peach, peanut, pear, pineapple, potato, tea, tomato, wheat, yeast, food colourings.
Correlations: hyperactivity, ADH, dyslexia, arthritis, low back problems, sciatica, chronic severe chest pain, nasal congestion, allergic rhinitis, sinusitis, headaches, dyspepsia, itching, chronic fatigue.
FP 7 Indole
Occurences: in all complete proteins, especially milk, clover pollen.
Correlations: bowel problems, asthma, sinus problems, mental disorientation, craving for milk, headaches, chronic fatigue.
FP 8 Kaempferol
Occurences: grass pollen, some flower pollens, widely distributed in fruit, tomatoes.
FP 9 Phenyl Isothiocyanate
Occurences: chicken, eggs, beef, cheese, lamb, peanuts.
Correlations: chronic arrhythmia, hypertension, arteriosclerosis, migraine headaches, hyperthyroidism, shoulder bursitis, burning arm pains, joint pains, chest constriction, heartburn, headaches, sinus congestion, tingling arms and legs.
FP 10 Phloridzin / Phlorizin / Phloridzite
Occurences: beef, cheese, beet sugar, soy, apples, strawberries.
Correlations: diabetes, collagen disease, active cancer, mood swings, light headedness, low back pain, headaches, shoulder pain, drowsiness and tiredness.
FP 11 Piperine
Occurences: beef, beet sugar, chicken, eggs, lamb, milk, tuna, turkey, yeast, black pepper, tomato, potato.
Correlations: arthritis, burning skin and face, chest congestion, sneezing.
FP 12 Pyrrole / Pyrole
Occurences: found in chlorophyll so widely distributed in plants.
Correlations: chronic abdominal discomfort, mood swings, anxiety, depression, multiple sclerosis, skin rashes.
FP 13 Rutin
Occurences: clover pollen, grass pollen, ragweed pollen.
Correlations: joint pain, bruising, sinus congestion, constipation, hay fever, irritability.
FP 14 Tyramine
Occurences: beer, red wines, some cheese, bananas, red plums, figs, raisins, avocados, some beans, aubergine / eggplant, pickled herring, canned meats, salami, yoghurt, soup cubes, commercial gravies, chocolate, and soy sauce.
Phenolic food compounds (also known as aromatic food compounds) occur naturally in all foods: they give the food colour and flavour and help to prevent premature decomposition.
Much of the information for this kit comes from:
Abram Ber “Neutralization of Phenolic (Aromatic) Food Compounds in A Holistic General Practice” The Journal of Orthomolecular Psychiatry Volume 12, Number 4