What Helps Poison Ivy, Oak, and Sumac

Poison Ivy, Oak, and Sumac Rashes are a group of allergic contact dermatitides characterized by an allergic reaction to urushiol, the oily resin found in the leaves, roots and stems of Poison Ivy, Toxicodendron radicans; Poison Oak, Toxicodendron diversilobum; and Poison Sumac, Toxicodendron vernix.


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Natural Remedies That May Help Poison Ivy, Oak, and Sumac

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Rubbing Alcohol


Effectiveness
80%


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2

Cool Compress


Effectiveness
20%


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Baking Soda


Effectiveness
20%


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Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple Cider Vinegar is fermented apple juice, containing health-benefiting acetic acid. Used by the Ancient Greeks as an antiseptic and historically as a disinfectant and food preservative, Apple Cider Vinegar contains antioxidant-rich polyphenols, which help neutralize free radicals, while reducing inflammation.


Effectiveness
52%


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Epsom Salts


Effectiveness
20%


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