Olive Tree Allergy
One of the most significant allergy-causing agents in the Mediterranean. Olive trees are evergreen and thrive in dry summer seasons and cool, rainy ones. There are nearly 3000 varieties of this tree, which can live up to 1,000 years!
Common Olive Tree Allergy Symptoms
When Is Olive Tree Allergy Season?
Where are Olive trees found?
Olive trees are found in South America (Chile, Peru, and Argentina), Africa, China, Japan, Australia, and North America. Within the United States, they are found in the Southwest, inluding Arizona, California, Nevada, and Utah.
Olive trees are the second most prevalent cause of allergies in Spain after grasses.
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