4 Natural Remedies to Get Rid of Poison Ivy Rashes Overnight

Dish Soap Cloth Poison Ivy Rash

Are you one of the unfortunate souls to have come into contact with poison ivy? Try these four natural remedies to get rid of the skin irritations caused by the rashes.

How to Get Rid of Poison Ivy Rashes

1. Pour Hot Water on the Rash
Let hot water (as hot as you can stand) run over the poison ivy rash for about five minutes. It will relieve the itching for a couple of hours. Keep doing this until the poison ivy rash disappears.

2. Use Dish Washing Soap and Damp Wash Cloth
Friction is your best friend when it comes to removing poison ivy rashes. Apply some dish soap to the affected area and let it sit for a minute or two. Next, get a damp wash cloth and give the soaped area a good wipe. Repeat this process two or three times.

Aloe Vera Poison Ivy Gel

3. Apply Baking Soda Paste on the Rash
Create a baking soda paste by mixing three teaspoons of baking soda with a teaspoon of water. Apply the paste on the poison ivy rash and let it dry.

4. Apply Aloe Vera Gel on the Rash
Aloe Vera gel is used to soothe all sorts of skin irritation problems including poison ivy rashes. Apply a generous amount of Aloe Vera gel on the poison ivy rash and let it sit for a couple of hours.

Poison ivy rashes do not form as soon as you come into contact with poison ivy. Make sure you clean the area as soon as possible to get rid of the oil (urushiol) that causes the rashes to form.