To get rid of poison ivy plants, wait until it rains, put on protective gear, cut the stems, dig out the roots and spray the remaining plant matter with an herbicide. Immediately disinfect tools and clothes. More »

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To remove poison ivy, identify the plant, dress in protective clothing, cut the plant to ground level, and dig out the roots. If the poison ivy covers a large area, cut down as much of it as possible, and spray the remai... More »

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To get rid of poison ivy, use heavy gloves to pull the plant from the ground, or using an herbicide to kill the plant, suggests Mayo Clinic. To get rid of a poison ivy rash, doctors prescribe an oral or topical steroid o... More »

Eliminate poison oak by manually removing the plants and spraying the stumps with herbicide. Wear protective clothing to prevent the oils that cause an allergic reaction from reaching your skin. Monitor the area for any ... More »

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To get rid of poison ivy as fast as possible, people should begin treatment as soon as symptoms appear or before symptoms appear if they suspect they have come into contact with poison ivy plants, according to WebMD. Tho... More »

People kill poison ivy through natural methods such pulling it out from the roots or cutting it back and smothering it with cardboard and newspapers. Glyphosate or triclopyr are effective herbicides. More »

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The primary way to distinguish between poison oak and poison ivy is by where the plant grows. Poison oak generally grows along the West Coast of the United States, while poison ivy grows in the remainder of the states, a... More »