Summer is prime season for running into poison ivy. Luckily, there are some safe remedies that can bring immediate relief from the itching and burning.
The leaves of poison ivy are covered with an oil that causes topical dermatitis in the form of itching and swelling as well as a rash or blisters wherever it touches. The oil easily spreads to other body parts or other people, making it imperative to wash hands constantly and try to refrain from scratching.
Natural News offers an excellent summary of poison ivy symptoms and the correct homeopathic remedies to alleviate the discomfort. Be sure to match your symptom to the remedy or you will not find relief.
Here are instructions on how to take homeopathic remedies.