Has anyone ever heard of getting poison ivy/oak/ or sumac from mulch??? A
couple of weeks ago I decided to try this black Eucalyptus mulch and three
days later I awoke with this weeping rash that I had to go get a cortizone
shot for today. One of my customers said they got poison sumac from mulch
and it took a while to heal??? Is this true???
It seems possible. While I was at the landscape supply yard last year they
were accepting all sorts of crap that people were hauling in - truck loads
of trees, bags of yard waste, and so on. It was obvious that most of it was
from areas that were being cleared. They were feeding it into a big
chipper. I'm sure that no one was picking out the poison ivy and other rash
causing plants. The oils that irritate you skin can be active for a long,
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