Allergens 101

Sagebrush

Artemisia tridentata

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

  • 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

 

Northwest

Midwest

Northeast

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South Central

Southeast

Alaska

Hawaii

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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.

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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

  • 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