Allergens 101

Mulberry Tree

Morus Alba

Fast-growing trees widely used as a food source for rearing silkworms. Mulberry leaves are also used to treat sore throats, eye infections, and nose bleeds. Their wood is used for making paper, sports equipment, building material, boats, houses, flooring, and furniture.

Common symptoms

  • Hay fever

    A runny nose, stuffiness, and sneezing are very common

  • Eye allergies

    Itchy, watery, or red eyes are very common

  • Asthma

    Coughing, wheezing, chest congestion, chest tightness and shortness of breath

Seasons and Regions

 

Northeast

Northwest

Midwest

Southeast

South Central

Southwest

Alaska

Hawaii

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Where are Mulberry trees found?

Mulberry trees thrive in subtropical or mild temperate climates and are cultivated around the world to raise silkworms. Within the United States, mulberry is found in the Southeast, South Central, Northeast, and Midwest.

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Recommended solutions

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