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How to Spot Poison Ivy and Poison Oak by Robert Davis Patient Expert Posted Tue 27 Jul 2010 7:32am If you play golf as poorly as I do, you're probably confronted with this question: Is it really worth going into that clump of green leafy plants to get my golf ball back? Go ahead and laugh, but there are three possibilities when you go after a golf ball in the summer, and two of them are bad: You could find your ball, you could find your ball ... Read on »
5 Natural Remedies for Poison Oak by Sean D. Patient Expert Posted Tue 06 Apr 2010 8:07am Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to for updates on this topic. Don't forget to get your copy of our free book on home water conservation . It’s spring time!  Along with the abundance of daffodils an ... Read on »
Walk #210: Black Berries, Stellar Jays, Poison Oak and Raccoons... by Allan Stellar Posted Thu 30 Jul 2009 12:00am I'm back at our Foothills home for a brief visit. This morning Angel and I took a rather longish walk. Much needed for my sense of well being and self nourishment. Speaking of nourishing, I stopped to eat some wild Black Berries, which are in season now. Part of the large Black Berry patch along the walk The Poison Oak is turning red. ... Read on »
Day 116: Reflections on Poison Oak... by Allan Stellar Posted Mon 26 Apr 2010 12:55pm Angel and I wandered off to explore this morning. My thoughts turned to Poison Oak. You see, we had quite a few visitors over the weekend, who braved the single lane gravel road to make it up to our Homestead. One of the visitors came down with a bit of Poison Oak on his ankle the next morning. Yesterday we had some oth ... Read on »
Poison Oak!!! by Rock G. Patient Expert Posted Fri 23 Jan 2009 6:02pm Both legs and both arms but much worse on the right side. I must have side swiped a bush of it avoiding puddles and mud. Nice. Got a couple of products to help with the healing but it will take a couple more days I think. It's a good thing it's still cool out cause I've been wearing pants and long sleeve shirts. I use a product called Oral I ... Read on »
3 Poison Plants- Ivy, Oak and Sumac - Outsmart them... by Robin P. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 10:35am My family and I camp often and always have to watch out for poison ivy. Don't let these plants spoil your outdoor time. Outsmart them. First comes the itching, then a red rash, and then blisters. These symptoms of poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac can start from a few hours to several days after exposure to the plant oil found in the ... Read on »
Aroma Help Quick Tip: Poison Ivy/Oak by Jennifer Nordin Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 16 Jun 2009 8:14pm To soothe the discomfort from contact with poison ivy or poison oak, mix a drop of Peppermint Essential Oil with a couple drops of grapeseed or jojoba oil and apply to location. To order pure therapeutic essential oils visit my website or call me at 715-381-6979. Read on »
GREYHOUNDS, POISON IVY, DOG BITES, AND ICE CREAM.... by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 11 Jul 2010 11:00pm                 CAUTION Reading This Blog Makes People Feel More Knowledgeable About Their Pets Randy, from Denver, sent an e-mail suggestion about using the above "warning" as a lead-in for Questions On Dogs and Cats.  Helpful Buckeye appreciates Randy's enthusiasm and we might use his idea once in a while...just not eve ... Read on »
Dr Emily Altman’s answer to “What’s the best way to treat poison ivy?” by DrEmilyAltman Posted Sat 10 Sep 2011 2:17pm Every year many people develop a rash from poison ivy.  Now that fall is near and yard preparation for winter begins, it’s important to talk about poison ivy.  Poison ivy rash, also called Rhus dermatitis, is an allergic contact dermatitis caused by the component of the plant’s oil, called urushiol. Urushiol is also present in other Toxicod ... Read on »
Poison Ivy Treatment and Remedies by Sanjib S. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Tue 22 Jul 2008 8:22pm Poison Ivy is a seasonal type rash. Most people contract poison ivy by touching the poison ivy, poison sumac or other similar plant species. Poison Ivy is found in every state in the US except Alaska, California, Colorado, Idaho, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Oregon, Washington, North Dakota, Montana, Utah, New Mexico, Neveda and Wyomi ... Read on »