Contact with irritants from poison ivy, oak and sumac can turn into itchy problems.
Use Tecnu Poison Oak-n-Ivy Original Outdoor Skin Cleanser, a poison ivy wash, after you have been outdoors to remove the rash causing oil, called urushiol (oo-roo-she-all), from poison ivy, oak and sumac.
Wash with Tecnu Poison Oak-n-Ivy Original Outdoor Skin Cleanser to remove poison ivy, oak and sumac oil.
Simply apply Tecnu Poison Oak-n-Ivy Original Outdoor Skin Cleanser to dry skin, rub vigorously for two minutes, and rinse with cool water or wipe off with a cloth.
When used within 2-8 hours after exposure to poison oak, ivy or sumac, Tecnu Poison Oak-n-Ivy Original Outdoor Skin Cleanser can remove urushiol oil before the rash begins.
Once a poison plant rash has started, washing with Tecnu helps remove any free oil on the skin allowing the natural healing process to begin without the possible spreading of poison ivy or oak (re-contamination).
Poison ivy and oak oil can also spread from contaminated clothing, shoes, gloves, tools and pets. Since urushiol oil does not evaporate, it can remain on these items for months or even years at a time. Use Tecnu Original to wash off the oil and avoid a poison ivy or oak rash from secondary contact.
Tecnu Poison Oak-n-Ivy Original Outdoor Skin Cleanser is available in several options - 4 oz. bottle, 12 oz. bottle, 50 count dispenser package containing 1/2 oz. individual use packets, and a unit pack of four 1/2 oz. packets for first aid kits.
Outdoor enthusiasts who like to camp, hike, trail run, mountain bike, work outdoors, and enjoy other activities are familiar with the suffering from a poison ivy, oak or sumac rash. With each passing year there are climate reports that poison ivy and oak is growing healthier, larger and more potent than the year before. Poison plant rash is one of the top causes of workers comp claims among outdoor work crews in the United States.
So what is a person to do to ease their suffering of poison ivy, oak and sumac rash? Watch the video below:
- Learn what poison ivy, oak and sumac plants look like so that you can either avoid them or take the proper steps after coming on contact with them.
- Learn how to remove the cause of a poison ivy, oak or sumac rash - urushiol, the resinous substance produced by these plants.
- Learn how to treat the burning itch of poison ivy, oak and sumac rash so you can have relief!