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50 Functional Foods and Medicinal Herbs - ALCAT Test Kit

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The 50 Functional Foods and Medicinal Herbs - ALCAT Test Kit assesses sensitivities or intolerances to a specific selection of 50 functional foods and medicinal herbs. Note: This is a pre-paid shipping test kit that will be mailed and it requires a blood draw. Please Click Here to locate a lab for specimen collection.


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No fasting is required. Avoid antibiotics and antihistamines for 5 days, oral steroids for 7 days, and topical steroids for 24 hours prior to collection. Reduce vitamin C to 2500 mg or less for 48 hours prior to collection. If possible take medications or supplements after collection. Check with your physician before stopping any medications.

Test Results:

5-7 Business days once the lab receives the specimen. May take longer based on weather, holiday, or lab delays.

What is the purpose of this test?

The 50 Functional Foods and Medicinal Herbs Panel identifies potential food intolerances or sensitivities that an individual may have towards functional foods and medicinal herbs. The panel involves a blood test that measures the immune system's response to 50 specific foods and herbs, which can help individuals make more informed dietary choices and improve their overall health and well-being. By identifying any potential intolerances or sensitivities, individuals can eliminate or reduce their consumption of those particular foods or herbs, which may help alleviate certain symptoms or health issues that they may be experiencing.


The 50 Functional Foods and Medicinal Herbs Panel includes the following:

  • Acai Berry | Aloe Vera | Ashwagandha | Astragalus
  • Bamboo Shoot | Barley Grass | Bee Pollen | Bilberry | Black Walnut
  • Cascara | Chlorella | Chondroitin
  • Dandelion Root
  • Echinacea angustifolia | Elderberry | Essiac
  • Feverfew
  • Ginkgo Biloba | Glucosamine | Goji Berry | Goldenseal | Grape Seed Extract | Guarana Seed | Gymnema Sylvestre
  • Hawthorn | Heartwood | Huperzine
  • Kava Kava
  • Lutein
  • Maitake Mushroom | Milk Thistle | Monk Fruit | Mullein Leaf
  • Noni Berry
  • Pau d'Arco Bark | Pine Bark
  • Red Yeast Rice | Reishi Mushroom | Resveratrol | Rhodiola | Rooibos Tea
  • Schisandra Berry | Senna | Spirulina | St. John's Wort
  • Valerian | Vinpocetine
  • Wheatgrass | Wormwood
  • Yellow Dock


Benefits of the 50 Functional Foods and Medicinal Herbs:

  1. Targeted assessment: The panel evaluates sensitivities to 50 functional foods and medicinal herbs, providing a focused assessment tailored to specific dietary and lifestyle choices.
  2. Comprehensive insights: Individuals receive detailed information about potential sensitivities or intolerances to functional foods and medicinal herbs, enabling them to make informed decisions about their consumption.
  3. Personalized guidance: Test results offer personalized guidance on which functional foods and medicinal herbs to avoid or limit, helping individuals tailor their dietary and lifestyle choices to support their unique health goals and needs.
  4. Symptom management: Identifying and eliminating trigger foods and herbs can lead to relief from symptoms such as digestive issues, headaches, fatigue, and other adverse reactions, thereby improving overall well-being.
  5. Enhanced health outcomes: By addressing sensitivities to functional foods and medicinal herbs, individuals may experience improvements in various aspects of health, including digestive health, energy levels, immune function, and overall vitality.
  6. Support for holistic health practices: The panel aligns with holistic health approaches by considering the impact of functional foods and medicinal herbs on individual health and well-being, supporting individuals in achieving balance and harmony in their lifestyles.
  7. Guidance for alternative therapies: Test results can inform individuals about potential sensitivities to medicinal herbs commonly used in alternative and complementary medicine practices, allowing for personalized modifications to treatment plans.
  8. Empowerment through knowledge: Individuals gain knowledge about their sensitivities to functional foods and medicinal herbs, empowering them to take proactive steps to optimize their health and well-being through informed dietary and lifestyle choices.


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