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Tips on getting rid of poison ivy ?

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Asked by ankit shivam, 28 Jul '10 11:06 am
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Poison ivy is just like the bad penny; it keeps coming back if not properly uprooted. However, before you get on with the task of stamping out these toxic weeds, prepare a homemade herbicide to suit your purpose. Just mix one cup of salt, a gallon of water and two tablespoons of dish soap and spray on these toxic plants to eliminate them for good.
Do not forget to cover the exposed parts of your body before taking up this task. It would pay to wear a long sleeved shirt, hand gloves, long pants and boots to save yourself from a bothersome itch. Make sure that you are well-covered when removing poison ivy from the ground. Remember, prevention is better than cure, so dont take your chances!
Apart from the sprayer, remember to carry hedge clippers and a trash bag along. You will need hedge clippers to clip off the vines from trees and trash bag to store the uprooted trouble-maker. Young poison ivy plants can be easily extirpated by hand.
Spray the soapy-salt solution directly over the ...more
Answered by anju chauhan, 28 Jul '10 11:09 am

 
  
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The same as it was shown in the movie poison ivy two days back
Answered by krish, 28 Jul '10 11:18 am

 
  
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Dawn Antibacterial Liquid Dish Soap

Dawn Antibacterial Liquid Dish Soap

Wash affected area with Dawn Antibacterial Liquid Dish Soap & Water. There is no need to scrub on the skin with this, just gently dab and slightly lather on skin. This will remove any excess oils and helps dry out the urushiol oil that irritates the skin and causes the rash to itch.
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Answered by saranathan Narasimhan, 28 Jul '10 02:42 pm

 
  
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