How common are spice allergies?

Spice allergies occur in around 1.5% of the United States population. The most common spices for allergy sufferers are mustard, tumeric, celery, garlic, cinnamon, and sesame. Garlic allergy is one of the most common among the spice allergies. Black pepper and vanilla have also been reported to cause an allergic reaction.

What are some spices I could be allergic to?

There are a number of spices that have been reported to cause allergic reactions: