A fast-growing deciduous tree and shrub found in cold and temperate regions all over the world. Aside from their minor to moderate allergenicity, willows are greatly useful in traditional medicine, timber production, paper, fences, as biomass fuel, and soil erosion control.
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 are Willow Trees found?
Willow trees are found across North America, most of Europe, western Asia, and northeast Africa.
The active compounds in willow trees are widely used in traditional medicine like Aspirin!
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