Resources and Recommended Products for People with MCAS and Histamine Intolerance

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Water Filter

Aqua Tru Water Filter

Air Filter
IQ Air Purification Units – (866) 488-1918
Save 5% when you order on the website or by phone with IQ Air discount code: IQ44373
IQ Air Replacement Filters available here

Low Cost Blue Light Blocking Glasses
Orange Safety Glasses

Sleep Support
RhinoMed Mutes – get assorted pack the first time to find the right size
Mouth Taping: Use NexCare paper tape to tape mouth at night

Safe Ceramic Non-Stick Pans and Skillets
Casaware Ceramic Non-stick Bakeware
T-fal Ceramic Nonstick

Low Histamine, Low Lectin Foods (high oxalate):
Blanched Almond Flour
Hazelnut Flour

Low Histamine, Low Lectin, Low Oxalate Foods
Pesticide Free Pecans
Organic Pistachios
Organic Macadamias
Miracle Noodles
Tiger Nut Flour
Flax Meal
Aroy-D Coconut Milk
Pure Monk Fruit Extract
Organic Better Stevia (contains alcohol)
Organic Better Stevia Glycerin (alcohol free)

Vitamin C Sources (low histamine):
Camu Camu Powder (also low oxalate) – Navitus is most reliable brand in terms of testing for purity
Camu Capsules (also low oxalate) – Amazon Andes is Organic

Makeup, Personal Care Products:
100%Pure– this is hands down my favorite  makeup and personal care product company. I love their makeup, shampoo, soap, and skin care. They do use essential oils. Their products are amazing, and they have a very easy, no questions return policy if you react to anything or just don’t like it for any reason.

Topical Products: 
Magnesium Sulfate Cream – for those who can tolerate epsom salts; made without parabens
Organic Rose Hip Oil – Contains retinoids (form of Vitamin A) that may help stabilize mast cells. Very light.
Organic, unrefined, Grade A Shea Butter – option for those who aren’t allergic to latex (shea is in latex family). Very thick.
Organic cold pressed Mango butter – can occassionally cause challenges with latex allergy. Thick.

Soaps:
Handsoap: Dr. Bronners’ Unscented Baby Castile Soap
Handsoap: Seventh Generation Hand Soap Unscented
Bar Soap: Dr. Bronner’s Unscented Bar Soap

Other Face Products for Acne:
Konjac Sponges
Aztec Secret – bentonite clay mask
Mother Dirt Probiotic Spray

Deodorant:
I’ve tried a number of aluminum free deodorants. Most of them didn’t work at all.
Crystal Mineral Deodorants have worked really well for me. I’m not a heavy sweater though. And I don’t spend a ton of time in the heat.

I love this deodorant for active days when I’m going to sweat more:
Primal Pit Paste – it comes in unscented and essential oil varieties. This does contain shea butter which can be a problem with latex allergies. It is a bit hard to apply with the applicator. I find the easiest way is to put the amount I’m going to use in my hand and let it warm up a little to soften it, then apply directly with fingers.

Hair Serum:
Organic Broccoli Seed Oil: This is a lightweight oil that is perfect for smoothing those fly-aways for frizzy hair days. Even better, it is mast cell stabilizing! Just use a tiny amount and smooth on the top layer of hair. No, it doesn’t smell like broccoli. 🙂  It just has a slightly nutty smell. I store mine in the fridge because it lasts forever. This keeps it from going rancid.

Bath Soaks/Home Spa Products:
Ancient Minerals Magnesium Bath Flakes – These are magnesium chloride bath flakes. Great for relaxing muscles and calming down before bed.
Aztec Secrets Indian Healing Clay – This is a really pure bentonite clay for detoxing the skin and tightening pores

Toothpaste:
Toothpaste has been the hardest product to find without toxic and mast cell activating ingredients. The non-toxic ones often have guar gum, xanthan gum, carrageenan, clove cinnamon, or sodium benzoate. Here are the options I know of:
Weleda Children’s Tooth Gel – This is one of the few non-toxic toothpastes that doesn’t have the mast cell activating ingredients.
With My Toothpaste – This is verified by Environmental Working Group. The menthol may bother some people.
Redmond Earth Paste – again, has a little menthol. Avoid the cinnamon flavor.

Fragrance/Essential Oils:
I only use essential oils for fragrance. Not everyone tolerates essential oils. But if you do, Rocky Mountain Oils is a wonderful company. There are major issues with essential oils being diluted with toxic, synthetic fragrance and other additives. Rocky Mountain Oils is certified and third-party tested. Their essential oils are therapeutic grade. And I really appreciate that they aren’t a MLM – Multi-Level Marketing company. I don’t have time for all that complication. I like to just buy my products and be done. I really trust this company. My favorites to dab on for a little fragrance are:
Balance – a floral, citrus, woody blend that is grounding
Citrus Passion – a bright and light, refreshing scent that is uplifting
Calming – a fruity, floral smell that is relaxing

Fragrance Free Non-toxic Cleaners and Dishwashing Detergent
Seventh Generation Fragrance Free Dishwasher Detergent Packs – enzymatic based that actually cleans the dishes; I use white vinegar diluted 50% with water in a glass container on top rack instead of glass rinse aid
Seventh Generation Glass and Surface Cleaner
Baking Soda – for cleaning sinks and tubs; mix with a little white vinegar for cleaning chrome
Seventh Generation Fabric Softener Sheets, Free & Clear
Fragrance Free Tide – this is what I’m currently using because none of the all natural products are cleaning well. Let me know if you find a good alternative!

Non Toxic Cleaners (with natural essential oils)
Seventh Generation Disinfecting Multi-Surface Cleaner – I use the spray to disinfection the kitchen. I take the wipes when I fly to wipe down my area on plane. I take the spray to hotels to disinfect the room.
Seventh Generation Toilet Bowel Cleaner*

Sweetners:
Smart Monk – Pure Monk Fruit Extract with no Fillers
Better Stevia  – Organic Liquid stevia with less bitter aftertaste

Unrefined Sea Salt 
Redmond Real Salt,
Celtic Sea Salt or 
Himalayan Sea Salt)

High Speed Blenders for making purees and vegetable smoothies:
Blendtec Blender
Vitamix blender
Ninja Professional

Low Histamine Meat Options
US Wellness Meats – pastured chicken, turkey, and rabbit that are frozen right after slaughter
Vital Choice* – King Salmon guaranteed gutted and flash frozen on the boat

Chlorine Filters
Shower Filters – affordable shower filters to reduce chlorine in shower that can trigger mast cell degranulation
Bath Filter – no installation bath filter to reduce chlorine in bath that can trigger mast cell degranulation

Masks for Perfume Exposure /Travel
Vogmask with Filter

Products reduce mold potential in house
Room Dehumidifier – highly ranked by Consumer Reports; keep humidity in house below 40% to reduce mold growth potential. MUST keep the bucket emptied and clean the bucket weekly with hydrogen peroxide.

Hypermobility Supports
Therapeutica Orthopedic Sleeping Pillow – measure according to directions for proper size
Living Life to the Fullest with EDS PT Strengthening Program by Kevin Muldowny
Kinesiotape – Therapist’s Choice is a more affordable brand that works well
Ankle Braces
Knee Braces
Elbow Brace
SI Brace
Thoracic/Rib Cage brace
Activator – Chiropractic Adjustment Tool – the 6 level type works better than the J-Tech (spring wears out quick on this one)

Books:
Eating on the Wild Side by Jo Robinson

Cure: A Journey into the Science of Mind over Body by Jo Marchant

The Last Best Cure: My Quest to Awaken the Healing Parts of My Brain and Get Back My Body, My Joy, and My Life by Donna Jackson Nakazawa

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*Some links in this website are affiliate links, which means I may make a very small commission if you purchase through the link. It never costs you any more to purchase through the links, and I try to find the best deals I can. I only recommend products that I love and use personally or use in my practice. Any commissions help support the newsletter, website, and ongoing research so I can continue to offer you free tips, recipes, and info. Thank you for your support!