A widespread perennial weed commonly found in cropland and pastures. English Plantain thrives in humid meadows and beside roadsides.
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 English Plantain found?
English Plantain is widely found in temperate and tropical climates around the world including Europe, North Africa, parts of Asia, Australia, and North America.
English plantains have edible leaves and seeds that have been used medicinally for centuries to treat inflammation, support digestion, and promote wound healing.
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
Wear a mask, sunglasses and/or nasal filters when outdoors
Opt for air conditioning during pollen season
Avoid freshly cut grassy areas
Shower after exposure
Use Benadryl, Claritin, or Zyrtec as needed
Treat with allergy immunotherapy