Home Remedies For Insect Bite - Bee Sting

Home Remedies For Insect Bite – Bee Sting

Home Remedies For Insect Bite – Bee Sting



Everything from a mosquito to a spider can cause serious reactions in the body. The problem is not the injury but what the insect leaves behind (the venom). This is a defense mechanism that is used when for example a beehive detects danger.

When someone is stung by an insect the area becomes swollen, red, extremely painful, or burning, however, if the symptoms are, hard to breathe, hard to swallow, disorientation, swelling of eyes and mouth, and in some cases unconsciousness or death.

Nature gives us hundreds of insects that can bite or sting, but it also gives us an array of herbs that can reduce itching and swelling, we are even going to show you how to make your own natural repellent as well. While we do not have any studies to show if herbal repellents are better than commercial counterparts they certainly smell better and we don’t think you would want to rub toxic chemicals on your body. If insect bites are an ongoing problem, talk to a pest control expert about the best solution for your lifestyle. The earth is in balance, mother nature produces everything we need, is up to us to prepare and use what is given to treat insect bites with home remedies.

Home Remedies For Insect Bite – Bee Sting

  1. Remove the stinger. Do Not squeeze it this will inject more of the venom into the patient.
  2. Clean the area.
  3. CrushPlantain leaves extract the juice and apply it on de injured area.
  4. Insect bite home remedy – Apply toothpaste on the sting.
  5. A homeopathic remedy that can be very helpful is Apis Mallifica, 30x reduces inflammation and pain, burning, and stinging.
  6. A homeopathic remedy called Cantharis 30c is good for bee or wasp stings.
  7. A homeopathic remedy called Carbolicum acidum30c is used in more severe allergic reactions of bee stings or black widow spider bites.
  8. A homeopathic remedy called urtica urens 30c is good for itching, burning, and pain.
  9. Insect bite lotion.
  10. 1 tsp. lavender essential oil. 1 tbsp. vegetable oil. Mix the ingredients and apply them directly to the injury. Do not use it around the eyes.
  11. Lavender stops itching and reduces swelling.
  12. Extra strength sting poultice.
  13. 1 tbsp. echinacea root tincture. 1 tbsp. distilled water. 1/8 tsp. lavender essential oil. 1 tbsp. bentonite clay. Mix the echinacea, water, and lavender. Add liquid slowly to the clay while stirring. Once mixed, the resulting paste should stick to the skin. Apply on the injured area. Store the poultice in a tight lid container, if it does dry out add water until it is moist enough to stick to the skin.
  14. Jewelweed is used to reduce itching and soothe the skin, take two or three leaves, break them and apply the juice over the injured area.
  15. Ant and nettle medicine.
  16. Allergic reaction from a bite or a sting is caused by formic acid which can be neutralized using 1 tsp. of yellow dock leaf tincture and 2 tsp. of baking soda. Mix the ingredients and form a poultice. Apply as needed.


Author: Dr Izharul Hasan



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