Acacia (Mimosa) Tree Allergy Test
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About Our Acacia (Mimosa) Tree Allergy Test
Note: Fasting is not required for this test.
This IgE antibody allergy test uses a blood sample to determine if you are allergic to Acacia (Mimosa) Trees.
Acacia trees produces large amounts of pollen.
Acacia gum (gum Arabic/Senegal gum/Sudan gum) is derived from Acacia trees found in Sudan, Senegal, Nigeria, and other semi-arid regions. and may result in food allergy reactions. Acacia gum is a dietary fiber that can be dissolved in water, is odorless, colorless, and tasteless.
Acacia bark and wood are rich sources of oils and terpenes and are considered a cause for occupational allergens, especially in the tanning industry. Acacia oil is used in the printing industry.
There are a few medical uses. It can be taken as a prebiotic to expel toxins from the body and promote healthy bacterias in the intestines. It is also used to treat high cholesterol, aid in weight loss, and treat irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Acacia gum can be applied to the mouth to reduce gum inflammation and plaque and even be applied to the skin to reduce skin inflammation as well.
This test finds acacia gum-specific IgE antibodies in the blood to determine if someone is allergic to it.
A few symptoms of an allergic reaction to acacia are:
- Asthmatic symptoms
- Hay fever
- Red, itchy rash
Traditional allergy tests utilize the Skin Prick method (also known as a Puncture or Scratch test) to determine whether an allergic reaction will occur by inserting possible triggers into your skin using a needle prick. If you are allergic to the substance, you are forced to suffer through your body's reaction to the allergen. HealthLabs.com offers an easier, virtually pain-free blood test to determine the allergen status of substances without the irritation of traditional skin prick tests.
- No painful skin pricks
- No fasting necessary
- Accurate results within 1 to 3 days.
Our quick blood test allows us to use your blood sample to test for allergic reactions externally, rather than causing unnecessary and painful reactions by introducing potential allergens to your system. Tests are administered in approximately 10 minutes or less at any of our 4,500+ nationwide locations. No appointments, no paperwork and no waiting are all part of what makes HealthLabs.com the best option for pain-free and hassle-free allergy testing.