Poison Ivy (or Poison Oak) Potion

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.


1 Application

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