With Tecnu Extreme Poison Ivy & Oak Scrub, you can cleanse
away the rash-causing oil from poison oak and ivy plants in just 15
seconds! Removing this oil is the most important step, followed by
application of an anti-itch treatment such as Calagel® Medicated
Anti-itch Gel or Tecnu® Rash Relief Spray.
Poison ivy, oak and sumac rash is caused by the skin's reaction
to the plant's oil, urushiol (oo-roo-she-all). For effective poison
ivy or oak treatment, you must first remove the urushiol oil to
keep it from spreading and also apply an anti-itch treatment to
alleviate the painful, itchy rash symptoms. Washing with Tecnu
Extreme for 15 seconds removes the rash-causing plant oil, stops
spreading, and gently exfoliates. After effectively removing the
oil, follow up with an anti-itch treatment if needed.
If you know you have been exposed to poison ivy or oak, Tecnu
Extreme can be used to remove the poison oil that causes rash and
itching if used within 8 hours after exposure to the poison ivy,
oak and sumac plants before a rash appears.
(Tecnu Extreme Poison Ivy & Oak Scrub is commonly misspelled
as Technu Poison Ivy Scrub.)