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April 1, 2022
Why You Shouldn't Use Hot Water on a Poison Ivy Rash

Poison ivy is a highly widespread plant being found in every state in the continental United States. Equally widespread are the folk remedies and common misconceptions that abound regarding treatment for poison ivy rash. This article will serve to combat one piece of misinformation that still surprises many people who learn about it - that […]

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March 1, 2022
How Do You Get Rid of Poison Ivy on Your Property?

Although probably every American is at least passingly familiar with poison ivy, many people will encounter it only when they are spending time outdoors in woods or parks. In that case, poison ivy is just a natural hazard of spending time outside in nature, an acceptable risk that comes with going for a hike or […]

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March 1, 2022
How Can You Tell If It’s Poison Ivy?

If you’ve ever had the misfortune of coming into contact with poison ivy, you likely won’t forget the encounter any time soon. First comes the red rash, itching and blisters. Symptoms can develop from a few hours to even a week later.  The culprit? Urushiol oil found in the sap of these plants. Just two […]

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March 1, 2022
What You May Not Know About Poison Ivy

Considering that it can be found in almost every part of the United States, it’s hardly surprising that almost everyone is at least passingly familiar with poison ivy. However, the fact that it is extremely common has also led to the spread of several misconceptions about this plant.  This article will serve to introduce you […]

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March 1, 2022
Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, and Poison Sumac: How Do They Differ?

For many people across the United States, summer weather is associated with time spent outdoors, enjoying the sunshine. Whether you’re hiking or camping for fun, or if spending time outside is a normal or necessary part of life, exposure to harmful plants is a reality you have to be prepared for. This article will provide […]

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March 1, 2022
What to Know About Urushiol

If you live in the United States, chances are very high that you have heard of the infamous plant, poison ivy. In fact, considering that poison ivy represents the most common allergic reaction in the US (roughly 85% of people will have an allergic reaction to it, and 15% of people will have a severe […]

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March 1, 2022
What You Need to Know About Poison Ivy Rash

If you live in the United States, you’ve very likely to have personally experienced poison ivy, or know someone who has. This poisonous plant can be found in every state in the US except for Hawaii and Alaska, and roughly 85% of people will experience an allergic reaction when they come into contact with it.  […]

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