Pecan trees, also known as hickory, are used for flooring, furniture, and paneling. Oil from the nuts is used in cosmetics and soap manufacturing, and as a drying agent in paints.
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 are Peacan trees found?
Pecan trees are native to North America, but have been introduced into many countries including Australia and South Africa. Within the United States, they are found in the Southeast, South Central, Northeast, Midwest, and Southwest.
Thomas Jefferson planted a Pecan tree in his orchard and would gift the other founding fathers pecans.
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