Summer time could be so nice, if there weren’t those annoying mosquitos. When it comes to enjoying your time outdoors, your body is full of mosquito bites and the itchiness drives you crazy. Well, but unbelievable how many home remedies there are to relieve bug bites. Did you know home remedy no. 7?
The mosquito bite drives you crazy and you can’t stop scratching? Simply put some lemonjuice to the bite and the itching will be reduced.
9. Lavender Oil
Lavender oil is a very effective home remedy for mosqutio bites and can do wonders. Lavender oil has natural anti-inflammatory properties and fights the swelling as well as the itching. But be careful, lavender can attract bees at the same time.
8. Do not scratch !
Hehe, we as monkeys know that it is easier said than done, but it is really recommendable to not additionally harm your skin by scratching. If the mosquito bite is scratched open, dirt can get into the wound and cause an inflammation. With this inflammation the itching will follow.
So, hands off!
Honey has a massive effect, but is less known than the other home remedies. Only a few people know that honey has anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. Just drop some honey to the mosquito bite and the swelling will reduce. The itching will also stop.
Alcohol like for example vodka is already known as home remedy to disinfect. Therefore alcohol preventes infections and relieves the itch and swelling.
5. Heated coins
Heat up some metal like a coin and place it on the mosquito bite. It has the best effect, when you do this immediately after recognizing the mosquito bite. The proteines, that the mosquitos bring into your body, are destroyed by the heat of 50 degrees. But please be careful as it could hurt you!
Yep, it’s true. Daisys are a home remedy for mosquito bites. Just press out the juice of the daisy and dript it onto your skin. This immediately reduces the itching.
The menthol, which is in toothpaste has a cooling effect and reduces the swelling that is caused by the mosquito bite. At the same time, the toothpaste restrains you from scratching.
The onion is one of the most popular home remedy for mosquito bites. An onion has anti-inflammatory and anti-histamine properties. Just place a fresh onion slice onto your mosquito bite and it will reduce the swelling and stop the itching.
Ice, ice, baby! A cool compress or just an icecube is the quickest way to prevent the swelling and itching from arising. Cooling down the mosquito bite with an ice pack will numb the area and bring immediate relief.