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Subject: You're not going to believe this...
Author: Jeri
Date: 5/9/2006 10:18 am
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Status: Approved
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I totally understand. You're not going to believe this. I got reinfected from poison oak/ivy from last year and I bought the homeopathic remedy oral ivy. I was almost over it when I accidentally spilled it on the floor (gasp!) About a teaspoonful. I didn't think to blot it up from the rug. I just washed my feet. Well, my husband tracked through there, thus spreading the oil all over the rug and floor, into our bedding, clothes, everything... Allegedly, the Oral Ivy is suppposed to make one immune. It didn't! I started breaking out on hands and feet and felt horrible pins and needles itching feeling. Also, if my saliva happened to drip from the toothpaste onto any part of my body, a droplet from the sink (where I'd wash the spoon I'd used for the oral ivy) landed accidentally on a part of my body, I'd break out there. Even the sheets are making me itchy now. Nothing would take it away except using Tecnu quite often on my body, but the problem is, it's all over the house and even though I'd be fairly clean from the urushiol in the shower, I'd step out onto the rug and whammmo, I'd get it again! Out of desperation, to get this off the rug/floor I'm hiring a housekeeper (since I'm allergic) to put Tecnu outdoor cleanser in the rug doctor and cleanse the whole area. It's even in the sheets/blankets/clothes and everything we've touched. It's truly awful. I can't believe all this happened by one little spill. Just think, they say that 1/4 cup of urushiol is enough to infect the whole world and I've spilled about a teaspoon in my own house enough to infect America. This is crazy. Why don't they put labels on this Oral Ivy not to spill it? It's not a spill-proof bottle. In fact, it's quite easy to spill...I know there are rave reviews on this product. But I wish I had never bought it or else I wouldn't be in this predicament.

You're not going to believe th (Approved)Jeri5/9/2006 10:18 am
  Re: You're not going to believ (Approved)Betsy D.5/10/2006 10:34 am