When a mosquito bites us, itching occurs due to its residual saliva left in our blood. The good news is that don’t have to endure those itching sensation until the bumps disappear, because you can use a few effective natural remedies with ingredients that most likely you have them in your pantry.
When you notice that the area turned red and a small bulge appears, apply some vinegar on it. If you have many bites, it would be a good idea to take a hot bath and to pour 2 cups and a half of vinegar in your tube. The best choice is apple cider vinegar.
2. Aloe Vera
Aloe Vera is another excellent natural remedy for mosquito bites. Not only that you’ll get rid of itching and swelling, but it will also heal the wound quickly. You can use aloe vera juice or gel.
3. A piece of dry soap
A simple and effective method to get rid of the irritation caused by mosquito bite is to rub the area with a piece of dry soap. Thus, you’ll get rid of itching, but you must not forget to rinse well after it disappears. If you have mint soap the effect will be stronger.
4. Baking soda and water
Prepare a thick paste with baking soda and water and apply in a thick layer directly on the mosquito bite. In short time the itching and swelling will disappear.
Your eyes might cry when they see an onion but the mosquito bite area will be trilled. Put a slice of fresh onion over the bite and leave it on for several minutes. Afterwards, rinse thoroughly the area and you’ll discover that the itching and irritation disappeared.
6. Salt paste
Mix salt with water until it forms a thick paste then apply it on the affected area. Use fine salt not coarse.
Mosquitoes are vampires of the insect world, and surprisingly (or not) can be kept away with garlic. If you rub the stung area, it will feel like a burn at the beginning, but the itching will disappear and the smell will keep the mosquitoes away.
Mosquito bites won’t be a problem if you use these natural remedies that relieves itching and irritation in no time!
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