Some bugs, like mosquitoes, are very harmful, you can use home remedies to treat the problem. Home treatments for bug bites are not only cheap, but also effective.
There are some of the natural remedies that you can use at your home for treating bug bites.
-Ice Pack-Take some ice out from the freezer and put it on the bite. This will calm down the itching.
-Natural oils, like tree tea oil and lavender oil can do wonder if applied on bug bites. Tea tree oil disinfects the infection. Lavender oil contains natural anti-inflammatory properties that reduce the swelling and redness.
– Mouthwash- works as antiseptic and prevents the area from infection. Take a cotton pad and dab it in the mouthwash. Keep it on the bitten area.
– Aspirin-Take an aspirin. Crush it and mix it with water. Make a fine and thick paste. Apply it on the infected area, and cover it with a band-aid. Your itching will go away in the next morning.
-Onion-Take an onion. Cut it into half. Rub it on the sting and you will feel relieved.
– Garlic- contains antibiotic agents. Therefore, eat garlic. It will surely help you to get relief.
-Potato-Take a raw potato. Cut it into half and put the juicy part on the bite. This will remove the pain and itchiness. Also, it will reduce the swelling.
– ACV (Apple Cedar Vinegar)-Take a cotton pad and dab it in ACV. Place it directly on the bite. If you do not want to hold the cotton pad, stick it with a band-aid. Within a few minutes, you will feel relief.
-Aloe Vera Gel-Take an aloe vera leaf and cut it into half. You will find the sticky part inside it. That is the gel. Apply it on the bitten area. It will provide you relief.
-Tea Bag-Take a tea bag and dip it in warm water and apply the tea bag directly on the bitten area.
-Alcohol-Dab a piece of cotton in alcohol and place it on the itchy and affected area. Put band-aid if you do not want to hold it. This will decrease the itching and prevent from infection.
-Cucumber-Cut a slice of cucumber and rub it gently on the swelled area, infected by the bite. This will help in reducing swelling.