Allergens 101

Sycamore Tree

Platanus Acerifolia

A moderately-allergenic tree with a high tolerance to urban conditions. Maple sycamores are often grown in parks, avenues, and streets.

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

 

Northeast

Northwest

Midwest

Southeast

South Central

Southwest

Alaska

Hawaii

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Where are Sycamore trees found?

Maple sycamore trees thrive in areas with abundant sunlight and are native to Western Asia and Europe. They are now found in North America, South Africa, Australia, and New Zealand. Within the United States, sycamores are located in the Southeast, South Central, Northeast, Midwest, and Northwest.

Bottle

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

  • 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