The rainy season is not all about fun but also a time for many unwanted infections and diseases. But we will not let you stop the play just because of that as we are going to give you some amazing ways and tips that will remove all the riding by the dangerous insects in minutes. So let the show begin.
The fluid texture of oil can help in alleviating the swelling, inflammation and itching. It is safe to apply directly to the skin in an undiluted form. Lavender oil is blessed with properties, which can help to heal minor burns and bug bites.
Just dab a few drops of 100 per cent pure lavender oil onto the bite in every few hours. It also acts as a good insect repellent.
Milk is known for its remedial wonders. Make a paste with 1 part powdered milk to 2 parts water and a pinch of salt. Its application can help in soothing the bite of a honey bee.
The enzymes present in the milk powder help to neutralise the venom from the insect.
The best source that is available all-time and acts as the perfect ingredient for relief is an ice pack. It is both soothing and helpful. Applying it against the sting of an insect will reduce inflammation, itching, and discomfort.
But make sure to avoid putting ice directly on the skin. For that, an easy method is wrapping it in a cloth or towel first and then, applying to the affected area.
Vinegar can help a lot in situations of bug bites and infections. Any type of vinegar works in such cases, but apple cider vinegar is said to be the best one. Apply vinegar to an insect bite or sting and it can relieve you from stinging, inflammation or itching.
Toothpaste is one such product that is readily available at any household. Just a dab of toothpaste can help relieve the itching of bites. It has anti-inflammatory properties, and ingredients like baking soda and menthol which are a great aid for relieving.
Article courtesy goes to Tejashee Kashyap, Editorial Intern.