Poison Ivy and Mangoes! They have the exact same oil- cause similar allergy. WHY DIDN’T I KNOW THAT? I started adding about 1 oz of mango in my morning smoothie. I peel it as I use it. For the last few weeks I noticed on several occasions, that my upper lip looked and felt like it had been stung by a bee. I never put 2+2 together until this morning. It seems that if the oil from the skin makes contact with your skin ( or in this case- my upper lip)- you will react if you have a history of allergies to poison ivy or poison oak.
I don’t want to give them up.
I will just stop scraping the skin with my teeth. I don’t want to miss one tiny bit!
NO MORE MANGOES IN MOUND!