Poison Ivy

What other names is Poison Ivy known by?

Bois de Chien, Herbe à la Puce, Herbe à Puce, Hiedra Venenosa, Markweed, Poison Vine, Rhus radicans, Rhus Tox, Rhus toxicodendron, Sumac Grimpant, Sumac Vénéneux, Three-Leafed Ivy, Toxicodendron pubescens, Toxicodendron quercifolium, Toxicodendron radicans, Toxicodendron toxicarium.

What is Poison Ivy?

Poison ivy is a plant. Most people remember poison ivy as a plant that can cause a serious, long-lasting rash, if touched. The leaves are used to make medicine.

Poison ivy is used to treat pain.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Pain.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of poison ivy for these uses.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).


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