By Stacy Bravo
Prepare for the changing seasons early! Before you know it, spring will be back. Stay prepared with these 12 home remedies for poison ivy, oak and Sumac. Winter is definitely in full swing…there’s no denying that! My neck of the woods, the Lone Star state, is experiencing an extremely cold week. Heavy jackets, scarves, gloves, and winter hats are officially part of the Texan wardrobe – at least for now.
With old man winter comes barren landscapes, for the most part. Before you know it though, spring and summer will be upon us and once again all plant life will be plush and green once more.
But…did you know that some plants are actually very much alive and look much different in the winter months? The plants I am referring to are poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac. Some people are highly allergic to these plants while others are not allergic in the least. Some do not recognize these plants in the winter months, therefore, walk among them only to break out in the terrible rashes that these poisonous plants leave behind.
If you are among those who may not know what these three plants look like in the winter months, check out my previous article, Poison Ivy, Oak and Sumac: Be Aware All Year Round, for a complete photo gallery of what they look like all year round.
I know of a few people who have experienced severe rashes this winter due to these poisonous plants. Some were in total shock that it was even a possibility in January. If you have had an unfortunate run-in with any of these three plants this winter, not to worry. I have compiled a list of great home Click to see the original article