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Beware Poisonous Plants: Ivy and Oak


Not everyone breaks into an itchy rash after walking through poison ivy or poison oak. But if you do react to these plants, it means you're allergic to them. And that's the case for almost 85 percent of us. Watch this to see what causes the reaction, and what to do if you get exposed.

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7:04AM PDT on May 11, 2013

Thanks for sharing. We don't have poison ivy in Florida, but we do have poison oak.

8:25AM PDT on May 3, 2013

never sure which is poison oak or sumac - scary

1:38PM PDT on Apr 18, 2013

A great herbal product that stops the itch and heals the rash of Poison Ivy and many other skin rashes really fast. Natures Poison Ivy Relief

1:35PM PDT on Apr 18, 2013

A great herbal product that stops the itch and heals the rash of Poison Ivy and many other skin rashes very fast. Natures Poison Ivy Relief

7:40AM PDT on Apr 8, 2013

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8:49AM PST on Dec 14, 2012

good to know

5:36AM PST on Dec 12, 2012

Thank you Health Guru, for Sharing this!

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