One of the biggest downside to spending time on the water is the unfortunate chance to get poison ivy rashes. Poison ivy likes to lurk at the water’s edge so no matter how careful you might be, you probably won’t get away with it. Thus, what should be done about those rashes? Unfortunately, over the counter creams don’t seem to work that well, not to mention the high amount of chemicals they contain. Thus, what a better time to try an alternative solution, using natural ingredients. I have been using this DIY lotion for quite some time now so I can definitely recommend it. Hence, keep reading and check out this easy and effective DIY lotion to get rid of poison ivy rashes.
The ingredients you will need to make this DIY lotion for poison ivy rashes are:
– 2 tablespoons of bentonite clay
– 1 tablespoons of baking soda
– 2 tablespoons of sea salt
– 20 drops of lavender essential oil.
Start off by mixing the bentonite clay, baking soda, and the dead sea salt together in a jar. Then, slowly add the lavender essential oil, making sure to mix it thoroughly with the dry ingredients. You can store this jar in a cool dry place until you need it.
When you need to use it, take a tablespoon of this mixture in a container and then pour water to make a paste. Lastly, apply it on the rashes for a quick and soothing relief.