Jewelweed Poison Ivy and Oak Remedy
2 cups jewelweed stems and leaves
4 cups water.
Add the jewelweed stems and leave to the water.
Bring to a boil. Remove form heat, cover, and let steep for 10 minutes.
Strain. When cool, apply
this tea to the poison-ivy or poison-oak rash and other affected areas.
This is the best “cure” for poison ivy or poison oak.
Jewelweed often grows near the offending poison-ivy and poison-oak vines.
Sassafras Root Bath
Sassafras roots can ease suffering from a poison-ivy rash.
Use clean roots, added to a small pot of water, to make a strong tea.
Bring the water and roots to a boil and reduce the heat to simmer.
Cover and simmer for 30 minutes. Strain.
Add the strong tea to your bathwater.
Soak in the bath for 20 minutes.