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5 Comments for the Poison Ivy Home Remedy

Steven

I'm trying the Clorox and Epsom salt method. Mixed it together, capful of each. I applied with a cotton ball for several minutes. Burned a bit til I was almost scared. Then..... It stopped burning!! Area was red and tender but no burning. Itching has almost stopped entirely. An hour has passed and not even tender anymore. I also applied a layer of Caladryl lotion. Which is prolly useless but I did it anyway. I'm cured!!! Well, I've had this itchy-scratchy for a week and maybe the cycle was almost complete. The last time I had this poison ivy rash, it lasted almost a month....

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Mom

The word is 'probably'. Not prolly.

Rain

I've had Poison Oak that lasted over three months. My idiot parents had no idea how to treat it. Got scars from it now & a little spot (looks like a mosquito bite) that will show up occassionally, itch like mad then disappear. And all in about 6 hours.

Anonymous

Used to do the bleach til next found out you can get bleach poisoning

Earth girl

I'm surprised you lived through that remedy , mixing anything with Clorox is dangerous, and no one should ever apply to skin for any reason .

Earth girl

Right on very dangerous

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