What Tecnu Do I Use?

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You have an unbelievable itch from poison ivy, oak or sumac. You are standing in front of the first aid shelf at the pharmacy. As you look over all of the options to relieve itching, you are overwhelmed and confused by the choices. You have heard Tecnu brand products are great for poison plant rash, but which one do you use?

The Tecnu brand has come up with a variety of solutions for poison ivy, oak and sumac rash in an effort to meet everyone's individual needs. Here is a breakdown of our top 4 best sellers to help you choose the best fit for you:

Tecnu Original Outdoor Skin Cleanser - this is a cleanser to wash off the plant's oil that causes poison ivy, oak or sumac rash. You can use Tecnu Original after you know you have been exposed to the plants and before you get a rash, or you can use it after the rash has begun. The cleanser will only remove the source of poison plant rash to keep it from bonding to your skin. You can also use Tecnu Original on other objects like tools, equipment, clothing and your pet's fur to remove the oil from these surfaces.

Tecnu Extreme Poison Ivy Scrub - this is an exfoliating cleanser that will cleanse deep to remove poison ivy, oak and sumac oil. Tecnu Extreme can be used in the shower to cleanse your entire body.

Tecnu Rash Relief Spray with Scar Prevention - sometimes the poison ivy, oak or sumac rash is so painful you don't want to touch it. Just spray on homeopathic Tecnu Rash Relief to help dry oozing, promote healing, prevent scarring, and stop itching and pain without touching the rash. It's great for those hard to reach places too!

Calagel Medicated Anti-itch Gel -a great anti-itch treatment to use after washing with Tecnu Original or Tecnu Extreme. Similar to a more traditional anti-itch remedy without the pink runny mess, Calagel offers hours of itch relief with the added benefits of an antihistamine to reduce swelling and an astringent to help dry out an oozing rash.