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Natural Mosquito Remedies
Studies suggest that some natural anti-inflammatory remedies are very effective mosquito bite remedies in some people: oral evening primrose oil (Lancet) and papaverine (Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology). You might find both of these products in a health food store.
Some more natural remedies and preventions against mosquito bites are:
• Insects are attracted to smells, so avoid concentrated perfumes and strong hair sprays in the summer.
• Bites or stings can be cooled and soothed with water, ice cubes or cold drink cans
• Use organic repellents to prevent getting bitten.
Relieving Mosquito Bite Itch
The simplest anti-itching compound is a simple paste that is easily made from ingredients commonly found in most households. The paste can be using only baking soda and water. To make, pour some baking soda into a small bowl and mix it with just enough water to make a sticky paste. Then, spread the mixture on the irritated bite(s) to induce instant relief. Calamine lotion works in a similar way (though the effect usually lasts longer).
essence oil of Lavender, neat if tolerable, if not mix with some carrier oil.
I use tea tree oil for any bite I get. I use it for lots of stuff: acne, cold sores, etc.–it’s great!
You should try some Tea tree oil, which can also be used to help other minor skin irritations.
Household ammonia will relieve the itch from a mosquito bite. There are commercial products, such as one called AfterBite, that are only 5% ammonia.
I lived in the tropics for over 4 years and can personally attest to the efficacy of ammonia.
Make a paste of baking soda and water and apply to the bite or do the same with meat tenderizer.
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