An annual, perennial, or biennial grass that grows quickly and is severely allergenic. Ryegrass is quite nutritious, which is what makes it great as forage or pasture grass. It’s also found in pastures, river beds, roadsides, footpaths, and sand dunes.
Common Ryegrass Allergy Symptoms
When Is Ryegrass Allergy Season?
Where is Ryegrass found?
Ryegrass originated from Europe, but can be found on every continent with temperate climates, including the Middle East, North Africa, Central Asia, North America, South Africa, and Australia.
Due to the nutritional value, Ryegrass is widely grown on forage-livestock farms, especially in the Southeast.
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 sunglasses and/or nasal filters
Opt for air conditioning
Avoid freshly cut grassy areas
Shower after exposure
Use Benadryl, Claritin, or Zyrtec as needed
Treat with allergen immunotherapy