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Post by ReadyMom on Mon Oct 22, 2018 10:36 pm

Poison Ivy Treatment: Here's What to Do
http://www.survivalbased.com/survival-blog/1276/poison-ivy-treatment-heres-what-to-do

By: Kent Page McGroarty

Poison Ivy Treatment. Whether you’re camping, hiking, or have been stranded in the wilderness, there are certain plants to watch out for, including poison ivy. If you do find yourself scratching and itching after exposure to the plant, or realize you've been exposed upon contact, there are several steps you can take to minimize the spreading of the rash as well as the pain. And let's look at some poison ivy treatment. --- CONTINUED---

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Post by ReadyMom on Mon Oct 22, 2018 10:48 pm

How to Recognize Poison Ivy, Oak, & Sumac and Treat Their Rashes
https://www.artofmanliness.com/articles/how-to-recognize-poison-ivy-oak-sumac-and-treat-their-rashes/

A stroll in the woods is nearly always an enjoyable endeavor; what’s not so enjoyable is discovering a red, itchy rash the next day. Each year, millions of Americans come in contact with poison ivy, poison oak, or poison sumac. While there are numerous other poisonous plants, these three are grouped together because they share a common irritant: an oily resin/sap called urushiol. This resin is potent — it only takes 1 nanogram to cause a reaction. And unfortunately, it coats all parts of these plants.

While some of the characteristics we describe below aren’t necessarily unique to these plants, we’ll get you enough information to avoid these poisonous foes and confidently walk your favorite trails (or create your own!). ---CONTINUED---

Includes:

   Identifying Poison Ivy
   Identifying Poison Oak
   Identifying Poison Sumac
   Allergic Reactions to Poison Ivy, Oak, or Sumac
   How to Treat a Rash From Poison Ivy, Oak, or Sumac

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Post by ReadyMom on Fri Oct 26, 2018 11:46 am

Poison Oak / Ivy Itch Relief
http://modernsurvivalblog.com/remedies/poison-oak-ivy-itch-relief/#more-409

Hot Water Relieves Poison Oak / Ivy Itch

This is the best temporary cure for poison oak or poison ivy itch. Run HOT water over the affected area, as HOT as you can tolerate, the HOTTER the water, the more effective it will be to eliminate the itch!

Start with hot water that you can stand and quickly increase the temperature to the HOTTEST temperature that you can tolerate without burning yourself. I must warn that ... ---CONTINUED---

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Post by ReadyMom on Fri Oct 26, 2018 11:48 am

Poison Ivy (& Oak): Home Remedies For Relief
http://tipnut.com/poison-ivy-home-remedy/

Contact with poison ivy can trigger an allergic reaction that isn’t a serious risk for most but can be terribly itchy, produce blisters and red, painful swelling. Some react more strongly to it than others with a lucky few not affected by it at all (you can also become desensitized to it over repeated exposures). The plant produces urushiol (a resin or type of oil) and when it comes in contact with your skin, your body reacts ... ---CONTINUED---

Here are few soothing ways to treat the itch and rash along with some tips at the bottom.

*These tips can also be used to treat Poison Oak

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