SNAIL EXTRACT (MUCUS): Allergen or Not An Allergen?

SNAIL EXTRACT (MUCUS): Allergen or Not An Allergen?

Not An Allergen. Snail Mucus: As of the latest publications, snail secretion filtrate (also known as snail juice or snail mucus or snail slime) is not on common allergen lists. Depending on the species of snail, snail secretion filtrate consists of 91% to 98% of water plus a small amount of high molecular-weight glycoproteins. However, allergens can change and it is …