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Tree Pollens and Allergies

Tree Pollens and Allergies
Eventhough ragweed is the main culprit for most hay fever cases in summer, some trees also contribute considerably to the pollen in the air. Here are some of the top "problem" trees for people with allergic rhinitis or pollen allergies:

Grey Alder: Cross-reactivity may also occur between this and birch or oak.

White Elm: A major source of pollen and is a favorite avenue tree in cities and parks.

Olive: There are 10 allergenic components identified it its pollen, and cross-reactivity between olive and Ash has been observed.

London Plane: An allergenic glycoprotein compound has been isolated from the pollen extract.


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Eventhough ragweed is the main culprit for most hay fever cases in summer, some trees also contribute considerably to the pollen in the air. Here are some of the top "problem" trees for people with allergic rhinitis or pollen allergies: Grey Alder: Cross-reactivity may also occur between this and birch or oak.

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