Poison Ivy Relief

Poison Ivy Relief
Staff Writer
Poison Ivy Relief
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Poison Ivy Relief

The great outdoors means a greater chance to encounter poisonous plants. “Right after exposure, rinse thoroughly in the shower then cleanse with plain soap and air dry, to avoid spreading the plant oils, advises Gretta Monahan, Salon Owner and Author of Style and the Successful Girl. “Apply white vinegar with a cotton ball to affected area, let sit for 1-2 minutes, then rinse.” Gretta says the vinegar will help reduce itching. She also suggests making a paste and applying.

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1
Servings
86
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon water

Directions

Apply to skin as you would a lotion.   

Rinse   and reapply every few hours for maximum benefit and relief.

You can also soak in a cool to lukewarm bath, adding baking soda to the water for additional soothing.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
4g
6%
Sugar
9g
10%
Saturated Fat
2g
8%
Cholesterol
2mg
1%
Carbohydrate, by difference
12g
9%
Protein
1g
2%
Vitamin A, RAE
20µg
3%
Calcium, Ca
29mg
3%
Choline, total
1mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
1g
4%
Folate, total
7µg
2%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
4mg
1%
Phosphorus, P
12mg
2%
Selenium, Se
1µg
2%
Sodium, Na
18mg
1%
Water
13g
0%