Stay Safe Outdoors This Summer with This Quick Safety Tip

If you are spending time in the great outdoors this summer, you should know how to spot poisonous plants. The old adage “leaves of three, let it be” is good advice, as poison oak and ivy have clusters of three leaves. If you do get the poisonous oil from these plants on your skin, you should immediately rinse the affected area with rubbing alcohol or a degreasing soap like dishwashing liquid. After washing, rinse for several minutes. An antihistamine can be used to help with the itching.

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