A perennial grass that thrives in cooler, humid, and temperate climates. Timothy grass is one of the most common sourses of forage grass, and grows to a length of 1.5 meters.
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 Timothy Grass found?
Of all the grasses that produce pollen allergens, Timothy is one of the most common in Northern and Central Europe. It grows all over the United States, particularly in the Northeast and in more humid and mountainous regions.
Timothy is the second-most allergenic of the grasses, following Orchard grass!
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