What is Poison Ivy? Know Its Pictures, effects, And Causes

What is Poison Ivy?


Poison ivy is also called scorpion plant in Urdu language of pakistan. This is a kind of grass. Touching its leaves causes rashes in the body. These rashes are quite severe and irritating. That is why its name is scorpion plant. It is used in homeopathic medicines. Its scientific name is toxicodendron. It is used in the treatment of viral infection, flu, arthritis etc.

How does Poison Ivy work ?

There is no scientific evidence yet as to how it works in the human body. It is used as a homeopathic medicine to get rid of physical problems. Although its side effects are more. Touching its leaves causes itching in the skin and also causes allergies.


What is Poison Ivy used for?

According to a study, poison ivy is used for arthritis. One study found rheumatic pain, burn injuries, and weight changes to be due to poison ivy. At the same time, another study found that applying a gel made from it also provides relief from pain. Apart from this, this herb is also used in other problems:

  • Menstrual Period Problems
  • Swelling

Precautions and warnings____

What should I know before using Poison Ivy?

There are many side effects of taking scorpion plant by mouth or through the skin. The chemicals present in it cause allergies. In addition, it may cause itching in the throat, stomach, and intestines when taken by mouth. Apart from this , problems like fever, diarrhea, vomiting, pain with prickling, blood in urine and coma may occur. At the same time, if your skin comes in contact with it, then there may be problems like rashes, itching, swelling, eyesight etc. That's why you should never use it by yourself. 

How safe is this use?

Scorpion plants are not safe for you, as it has already been told that it can cause many problems. So whenever you have to take it, take it only on the advice of the doctor.

side effects

What are the possible side effects of poison ivy ? (Side effects of Poison Ivy)
Poison ivy can cause many side effects to you:

  • Itching of mouth, throat, stomach and intestines
  • Fever
  • diarrhea
  • pain with prick
  • Skin rash, itching and swelling
  • eye pain or loss of vision
  • Throat inflammation can result in death.


What effect could this have on me?

There is no scientific evidence to show the interaction of poison ivy with any medicine. It can be said that there is no knowledge of this yet. For this, whenever you consume it, ask your doctor.


What is the correct dosage of Poison Ivy?

Its dosage is not confirmed by Human healthline. The dosage of poison ivy is decided on the basis of age, health and need. Therefore, always consult a doctor before consuming it.


In what forms is it available?

  • Medicine
  • Tincture

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