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Insect Bites and Stings Home Remedies

43 Home Remedies for Insect Bites and Stings


spray hair spray directly over a bee sting to stop the burning

Tina Alley

For insect,spider bites and bee stings apply preparation H to affected area 3-4 tims a day.This will take the itching and swelling away in a day or less.Do not use near eyes or on small children that may put affected area in their mouth.


if you have been stung or bitten get some toothpaste like aquafresh and rub it on the stung area


Make a paste consisting of one (1) aspirin with a drop of water and apply to the bee sting. The stinging ceases within seconds. DO NOT USE IF ALLERGIC TO ASPIRIN.

Dr S K.Chakarvarti

Apply immediately sodium bicarb moist with water immediately after the bee stings. It gives immediate relief in pain. If sodium bicarb is not available, apply a bit of tooth paste. It also works nicely.


Take vitamin A to prevent bugs from biting you.


Make a paste from water and ground-up asprin. Apply to bite or sting and allow to dry to reduce swelling.


Use pennyroyal tea with a drop of eucalyptus as an insect repellant.


Apply aloe vera gel, baking soda and water, garlic oil, honey, plaintain tea, safflower oil, or vinegar to the affected area.


Apply lemon juice and cornstarch or lobelia extract and myrrh to painful or itchy stings and bites.

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