This is an effective, time-honored recipe for the rash caused by poison ivy and poison oak.
The zinc oxide and ferric oxide in calamine lotion are antipruritic, or anti-itch, agents. Aloe vera gel feels cool and adds anti-inflammatory relief.
What You Need
- 1 part calamine lotion
- 1 part Aloe vera gel
Preparation And Use
1Mix the lotion and aloe gel in a clean bowl.
2Apply to affected areas with clean fingers, cotton swabs, or cotton balls.
3Allow the mixture to dry and then rinse off.