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    Condition: Other
    8/26/2016 5:13:33 AM

    Reviewer: Bev, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Severe poison oak..ivy or sumac both legs from toes to thighs. Both arms from fingers to elbows. Cutting brush and removing from property. 2 days suffering prior to trying product. 5 days in with product..continues to spread. No relief.

    Condition: Other
    8/8/2016 4:20:28 PM

    Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Suffered some minor poison ivy rash for a week, and just put on cortisone creme. Then found Zanfel and its been great. Reduced itching and the rash is disappearing after just one day. Love the product!

    Condition: Other
    7/14/2016 1:12:05 AM

    Reviewer: Dissatisfied customer, 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I have used this on two occasions to treat an initially mild poison oak reaction. In provides immediate itch relief, but actually creates a more severe reaction. I believe this is because it contains an abrasive component. Some folks claim miraculous results, but my experience is this is a terrible product, with an outrageous price. My guess is the price is a marketing gimmic. The manufacturer sh ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    6/21/2016 12:37:56 PM

    Reviewer: Neatkid, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    If used as directed, I have found this product to be a miracle. I have actually seen yellow droplets on the surface of my skin, it was pulling the poison back out of the cells. Reduced the rash to a few days; the area stayed red but no itching or blisters.

    Condition: Other
    5/28/2016 12:27:44 PM

    Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Expensive, but for me it's worth every penny. I don't use it to wash off urushiol because I rarely know when I come in contact with poison ivy. (If I know I come in contact, I use Technu: it's cheaper. I've gotten it in winter when my dogs rubbed against brown shriveled poison ivy. It does relieve the itch when I wash with it.

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