With the warmer weather we start venturing outdoors to go hiking, biking, and exploring. I love to encourage the kids to get outside and play in the fresh air. Unfortunately, there are times we may come along some poison ivy without notice and you need to know what essential oil is good for poison ivy. These pesky little plants love to spread rashes all over the body, quickly. To treat the itchy rash, I put together some of my favorite essential oils for poison ivy with apple cider vinegar as a base. Learn how you can treat poison ivy with essential oils in this DIY recipe.
Essential Oils for Poison Ivy
Before spraying your rash, always shake your bottle between uses. This helps prevent any settling of your ingredients.
If you do not have a glass spray bottle on hand, you can apply a few drops of the mixture to your poison ivy rash. Use as needed for relief from itching and inflammation.
DIY Poison Ivy Relief by Mama Z
Ingredients for Homemade Poison Ivy Relief
- 1 tablespoon of warm water
- ½ teaspoon of sea salt
- 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar
- 1 drop of Lavender Essential Oil
- 1 drop of Roman Chamomile Essential Oil
- 1 drop of Eucalyptus Essential Oil
- 1 drop of Peppermint Essential Oil
- Glass bottle spray bottle
Instructions for Homemade Poison Ivy Relief
- Mix water and apple cider vinegar.
- Dissolve sea salt in water/vinegar mix.
- Add essential oils and mix well.
- Store in glass bottle.
- Spray the infected area, as needed.
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