Sweet Vernal Grass
A perennial grass native to colder climates. Sweet vernal grass thrives in wetlands, forests, roadsides, wastelands, dry grasslands, and sward.
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 is Sweet Vernal Grass found?
Sweet vernal grass can be found all over the world including northern Eurasia, Ethiopia, east Africa, southern Africa, south-eastern Asia, and Central America.
Sweet vernal grass is used as a flavoring agent and sometimes in the manufacturing of brandy.
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