A small perennial tree that is considered an invasive species because of how quickly it produces seeds. Acacias are commonly found in velds and savannas.
A runny nose, stuffiness, and sneezing are very common
Itchy, watery, or red eyes are very common
Coughing, wheezing, chest congestion, chest tightness and shortness of breath
Seasons and Regions
Where is Acacia found?
Acacias are native to Australia and Africa but are found in tropical and subtropical regions throughout the world, including the Middle East, Malaysia, Africa, Brazil, Spain, and the United States. Within America, Acacia is found in the Southwest (Arizona, California, Nevada, and Utah).
Acacia is a type of shrub or deciduous tree that belongs to the pea family.
Avoid the allergen as best as you can and reduce symptoms through over-the-counter medications. If you would like to prevent your allergies from progressing or are looking for long-term relief, talk to your doctor about allergy immunotherapy or find out if you are eligible for NectarRx Allergy Treatment.
Check pollen counts daily
Opt for air conditioning during pollen season
Wash bedding often with hot water
Use asthma and allergy air filters
Use Benadryl, Claritin, or Zyrtec as needed
Treat with allergen immunotherapy