Poison ivy is a great way to ruin a perfectly good camping trip. The itching, scratching, and burning begins almost immediately after contact with the dreaded plant and can persist and spread to other parts of the body if it's not treated almost immediately.
But luckily, if you're not up for buying any OTC treatments or creams, there are plenty of homemade options. Fight nature with nature, right? With some essential oils, types of clay, and even pantry items, it's possible to cure and treat the pesky rash before it gets much worse.
Here are 8 natural ways you can treat poison ivy:
How your poison ivy remedy recipe?
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I create a special savings account
I put a little away at a time
I cut corners until I can afford it
Save? Who has money to save?
I plan to put it on my credit card and love the benefits of the reward program