POISON IVY POISON SUMAC IDENTIFY | How to identify poison ivy, poison sumac, and poison oak
Poison oak rash
Poison Ivy, Oak, and Sumac Information Center I actually heard about the baking soda and vinegar treatment on CSI this morning - had to google it, then had to pin so I'd have some ammunition for the next time I get this evil stuff!
Having recently been attacked in my garden, I thought I'd share some identification and treatment tips.
The vinegar and baking soda treatment is tried and true
Another remedy for the discomfort of itching poison oak lesions was recently reported to Wayne's Word. It is a "pore minimizer" acne treatment with 2% salicylic acid and skin soothers to prevent irritation and overdrying. This product is available from several manufacturers, including Neutrogena® and Johnson & Johnson. According to several e-mail messages, the pore cleaner "really stops the itching of poison oak much better than any cortisone or calamine type product, and also stops the…