Don't let poison ivy & oak interrupt your outdoor plans!
With Tecnu Extreme Poison Ivy Scrub you can cleanse away the
rash-causing oil from poison ivy and oak plants and get back to
doing what you love most whether it be camping, hiking, biking,
disc golf, or gardening!
Why do poison ivy and oak plants cause my skin to break out? You
can thank urushiol, the resin found in all parts of poison ivy,
poison oak, & poison sumac plants. To get rid of a poison ivy
or oak rash, you have to remove the urushiol to allow the skin to
begin it's natural healing process.
If you suspect, or know you have been, in contact with poison
ivy plants, we recommend using Tecnu Extreme as an all over body
wash. Mix the product with a small amount of water and gently scrub
affected areas. Tecnu Extreme will gently exfoliate the skin and
effectively remove poison ivy oil. If necessary, follow-up with a
poison ivy rash treatment for itching and pain such as Calagel® Medicated
Anti-itch Gel or Tecnu® Rash
TIP: The sooner you can wash with a poison ivy soap (like Tecnu
Extreme) after exposure to these poison plants, the better chance
you have of avoiding the rash. The rule of thumb is to wash within
8 hours, after that timeframe, its likely the resin has already
been absorbed by your body.
Note: We realize our product has a funny name (see the Tecnu Original page for
details about its origin), and it's likely you've seen it
misspelled as Tech Nu or Technu Poison Ivy Scrub.