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My Husband Accidentally Got Into Some Poison Ivy

Author: Charlene C.
Date: 08-29-2014
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Testimonial ID: 10103-OR
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My husband accidentally got into some poison ivy. His forearms were red, blotchy, and itchy. My father remarked, "Oh yes, you have poison ivy."

Fortunately, I carry Purification essential oil blend all the time, so I had my husband rub 1-2 drops of it on the spots. Within seconds there was no more itching!

We reapplied 1-2 drops about 2 hours later before bed. He said it felt great. Yeehaw!

When my husband woke up the next morning, he got his day started and totally forgot about his reaction to the poison ivy. Later he came over to me and said, "It's gone. Look at this! No more itching or red blotches!"

My husband is definitely more of a believer now! Next time we are going to take before and after pictures.

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