How to relieve an insect bite naturally?

Different species of insects bite for specific reasons. Some do it for food, others to defend themselves from attacks. The consequences differ depending on the species. Natural processes make it possible to treat them effectively.

Different bites and their effects

Each type of insect applies a specific bite. It is recognized by the impact left on the skin.

  • The wasp and the bee

The bee and the wasp have in common the dart which they use to sting their target. They inject a poisonous venom. The bite causes an inflamed red swelling and local itching. The venom produces a

allergic reaction

quite dangerous. This can lead to anaphylactic shock. The hornet is distinguished from these two species by the size of its stinger.

  • The spider

In reality, the spider bites, rather than to sting. Some bites can be fatal. But in general, they are recognized by the two holes left by the impact. They also produce irritation accompanied by redness and swelling of the skin.

  • The mosquito

There mosquito bite marks the skin with a red circle indicating an inflammatory reaction. It is accompanied by an irritated hard and hot pimple.

  • Fleas

The sting of the chip has a red dot surrounded by a lighter spot. It causes a severe itch.

  • Flies
  • Only certain rather rare species of flies bite. The sting causes a slight swelling and more or less intense pain.

    Relieve the sting with baking soda paste

    The baking soda paste is a miracle solution to soothe inflammation caused by an insect bite. To prepare it, just mix 3 spoonfuls with a spoonful of cold water. We then obtain a creamy and thick paste. To relieve irritation, apply it to the bitten part of the body. By holding it against the skin, we manage to eliminate the sting after a few minutes.

    Rose vinegar

    The rose petals are renowned for their beneficial virtues for the health of the skin. Rose vinegar is made yourself with substances that we have on a daily basis.

    • Ingredients

    To make this remedy against insect bites, we need white vinegar or cider vinegar. The quantity required is approximately 100 ml. It is suitable for 2 handfuls of fresh rose petals.

    • Preparation

    The ingredients are poured into a hermetically sealed container. The level of the liquid must exceed that of the petals. The mixture can be stored away from light for one month. At the end of this pause time, the smell of vinegar becomes less aggressive. The vinegar is then rid of solid debris.

    • Instructions and dosage

    Before any application, the rose vinegar is diluted twice. Gentle on the skin, it has no contraindications. It is coated on the inflamed part with a cloth.

    As a face lotion: it is astringent, softening and anti-ageing. It helps to fight against oily skin and blackheads by being used morning and evening.

    To relieve sunburn: you must dilute 1 volume of rose vinegar for 2 volumes of ice water: apply to sunburn.

    For headaches, apply to a damp cloth on the forehead and leave for a few minutes.

    Presse Santé strives to transmit health knowledge in a language accessible to all. In NO CASE, the information given can not replace the advice of a health professional.

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