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Poison Ivy And Summer Months

If you garden, hike or spend time in the woods, be careful as you may experience a rash from poison ivy during the summer months, when the poison ivy plant is in full bloom. In fact, ninety percent of Americans are allergic to the urushiol oil inside the plant, which manifests as a red, burning rash when the plant leaves come into contact with skin.