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Calamine lotion used in the 1950s for sun burn, poison ivy blisters. It is a chalky pink color. Calamine is either a mixture of Zinc Oxide with about 0.5% ferric oxide or a zinc carbonate compound. In a 1992 press release, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that no proof had been submitted showing calamine to be safe for use or effective in treating bug bites, stings & rashes from poison ivy, poison oak, poison sumac.


Narrow-leaf plantain, a very common weed that can be used to treat poison ivy rashes.


Used to be slathered in this for sunburn in the summer holidays.


Poison Ivy treatment! It really works! Do it as many times as you like (I did once a day).


Acorns were major in the diet of almost every Native American culture. Acorns help keep blood sugar levels down & provide tons of complex carbs & protein. Rich in vitamins B12, B6, folate riboflavin, thiamin & niacin & a good source of calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, manganese, sodium, copper & zinc as well as fiber. The tannic water it produces is antiviral & antiseptic. It can be used as a wash for rashes, skin irritations, burns, cuts, abrasions & poison ivy. #dherbs

from eHow

Fast Poison Ivy Cures

"Apple cider vinegar is an effective treatment for poison ivy because of its anti-inflammatory properties as well as for its ability to equalize the pH balance on the rash. When used as a topical application, apple cider vinegar will reduce the severity of itching and shorten the duration of the rash."

Plantain Plantago spp. young leaves can be eaten raw. leaves are best finely chopped or when cooked with fibers removed. seeds can be dried ...

from Common Sense Homesteading

Grandma Called it Medicine Leaf

Grandma Called it "Medicine Leaf" - Common Sense Homesteading (plantain).