Phenols & Salicylates

This information is here to help support you if you struggle with phenol or salicylate intolerance. Not everyone will necessarily need to implement these changes. Phenols (salicylates are a type of phenol) are chemical compounds naturally found in foods. Typically the brighter/more colorful the food, the higher in phenols. Some Foods/Herbs Highest in Phenols & Salicylate Food coloring/dyes Apricots Dates Cherries Berries Bananas Soy Buckwheat Symptoms Associated with Phenols & Salicylate overly giggly red ears or flushed cheeks aggression defiance irritability night waking tics emotional dark circles under the eyes hyperactivity Testing Phenol Sulfotransferase Deficiency (PST) which [...]