Allergens 101

Oak Tree

Quercus Alba

Slow-growing trees that can live hundreds of years. Oaks are used for ornamental purposes and their acorns are food for squirrels, chipmunks, deer, etc. Their wood is long-lasting and strong, and used for producing interior woodwork, flooring, lumber, and barrels.

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

 

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Alaska

Hawaii

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Where are Oak tree found?

Oak trees are found in all over the Northern Hemisphere, including Europe, and certain parts of Asia and Africa.

Bottle

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