An aromatic, evergreen shrub that can live for over 100 years. Sagebrush is essential to its habitat, providing shelter and food to various insects, the pronghorn antelope, and the greater sage-grouse, which depends on it to survive.
Common symptoms of sagebrush allergies
Where is Sagebrush found?
Sagebrush is found in many arid and semi-arid regions of the western United States and Canada including California, New Mexico, Colorado, Nebraska, and the Dakotas.
Sagebrush's name comes from its similar scent to sage, although they are completely unrelated species.
Recommended solutions for common sagebrush
Avoid common sagebrush 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 a mask, sunglasses and/or nasal filters when outdoors
Opt for air conditioning during pollen season
Avoid freshly cut grassy areas
Shower after exposure
Use Benadryl, Claritin, or Zyrtec as needed
Treat with allergy immunotherapy