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Poison Oak, Ivy or Sumac

An allergic reaction characterized by a skin rash due to poison oak, sumac or ivy. 85% of humans are allergic to these plants' poisonous oil called urushiol.

Treatments

(Please consult with your doctor, or other qualified health care professional before using any product discussed within this website.)

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Tecnu Skin Cleanser

Tecnu Skin Cleanser

See usage directions on product labeling.
Clay and Essential Oil Paste

Clay and Essential Oil Paste

Recommended use is to mix a small amount of water with bentonite clay to make a think paste, and adding 5 drops of lavender and 5 drops or tee tree essential oil to paste. Mix well and apply to rash, let dry before rinsing off.
Oatmeal

Oatmeal

Suggested usage is to add several cups of ground oats to a warm bathtub and soak for 15 - 30 minutes.
Peppermint Essential Oil

Peppermint Essential Oil

Suggested use is to add a few drops of essential oil to a carrier oil and apply to rash to relive itching. Peppermint oil can also be applied neat (undiluted) to rash.
Witch Hazel

Witch Hazel

Common usage is to spray or dab witch hazel directly onto rash throughout the day.

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