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I woke up this morning with the horrible blisters and rash from poison ivy. I know I'm highly sensitive to it and am always extremely cautious when working in the yard. However, the scary thing about this time is I have no idea how I got it! Chin and neck covered and a couple of spots on side of my nose. After reading pages and pages of everyone's home remedies, I decided on the wash using Dawn dish detergent made into a paste with salt. Then following up with Clorox. I moistened my face with lukewarm water then lightly scrubbed on the paste. Gently massaging for a full minute. I rinsed by splashing on the lukewarm water and patted dry with a towel. Dabbed full strength clorox on with a q-tip. I let it air dry while I took my dog for a 20 minute walk. I am not exaggerating at all when I say in that short of time,my chin (which was the worst) looked 100% better!! Can still see a little blistering, but I'm going to do it all again before bed tonight. I work in the public and I think by tomorrow morning with a little make-up, I will be good to go. I am definitely not saying that bleach is the cure all for poison ivy, this is just my experience. My last case of poison ivy was several years ago and I suffered through two months worth of steroids and don't know how many $$ worth of creams, sprays, and gels. The bleach remedy worked for me!

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I have a very bad case on my arms. Started this on Friday and by Sunday most of the blisters were gone. It has spread some and is still very red but over all looks better.


I'll bet it was from a mango! I just found out after so many years that the skin has the same chemical oil as poison ivy. It's called urushiol. I won't be cutting any more mangos, myself!


I got into some poison ivy on Friday. I went to the doctor and they didnt really give me good things to try. I tried this on my face and it started working on my face after just 10 minutes. I hope it keeps working for me.


this is my 3rd year in a row that ive had poison ivy. but i think im just allergic to some type of weed because I was doing some yard work when I got it, and my mom was in the same places i was, and she didnt get it. Ugh. Btw. How much of each ingredient do you need?


well i just tryed this cause i have a really bad case of poison ivy! Im not itching right now so thats good. Ill post again and yet everyone know how it works in a few days! i can deffinally tell the beach is drying it tho cause my skin feels tight in the area ive applied it.

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