6 Ways to Naturally Relieve Mosquito Bite
Mosquito bites cause a large area of swelling, soreness and redness. This type of reaction, most common in children is known for being itchy and disturbing. Here are some natural remedies for relieving mosquito bites.
1.WATER AND MILK: This process will help heal the bite preventing and infection also it will soothe the skin.
-The protein that’s in the milk helps soothe the skin, do this by soaking equal parts milk and water into a towel and applying it to the skin, it relieves the itching, swelling and also the inflammation.
-Wash the affected area with soap and water after. This will remove any irritating saliva that still remains on your skin
2.ICE: it is important to ice the bite as soon as you have been bitten, mosquito bites usually don’t hurt, and so you may not notice them after hours. Icing the area helps prevent future pain and swelling.
3.BASIL: Crush the basil and apply it to bites, it will relief the itching, also it can be combines with either colloidal oatmeal, baking soda or Epsom salt to a bath and soak in the tub to help control the itch.
4.VINEGAR: Due to its acidity it helps with the itching too, it might give a burning sensation after the first seconds, but then it will be instant relief, do this by adding a few drops on cotton and wiping an individual bite.
5.TEA BAGS: tea bags ease swelling on bites and reduce puffiness, also a good thing about applying tea bags is that they act as an astringent and takes that extra fluid out of the bite.
6.PEPPERMINT: it’s a great remedy for soothing since it gives a cooling sensation the cooling sensation the peppermint provides, prevent and block other sensations, like itching.
October 12, 2013 by PositiveMed
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