Photosensitization : causes?

Kay Lancaster kay at hub.fern.com
Fri Jan 17 17:47:50 EST 1997


In article <32dfb090.1365872872 at news.shirenet.com>, Karen wrote:
>In July 1995  I too had the misfortune to experience the wonders of
>photosensitization induced by rue. //snip//

Also be aware that you may cross-react now with other members of the
Rutaceae, including Citrus and prickly ash (Zanthoxylum odoratum).
Usually takes more exposure to non-Ruta members of the Rutaceae to
provoke a reaction than it does to Ruta, but it can happen (and did,
to a friend!). 

Kay Lancaster    kay at fern.com  (who still has a scar on her wrist from
                pulling wild parsnip, Pastinaca sativa, on a sunny day)




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