Lets face it, mosquito bites suck! Here’s six home remedies to help soothe the pain.
1.) ICE –
Cool it down with an ice pack. Cold temperatures help slow the rate of inflammation. Applying an ice pack to the area soon after the bite will help reduce inflammation, itching and discomfort.
2.) ANTIHISTAMINES –
Histamine is a chemical that the body releases as part of the inflammatory response to a mosquito bite. Antihistamines help fight of this chemical and can be found in a pill or topical cream form.
3.) CALAMINE –
Calamine is a great defense for itchy mosquito bites. It has a cooling sensation that temporarily relieves itching and discomfort.
4.) SOOTHING HEAT-
A Clinical, Cosmetic and Investigational Dermatology study looked at the effectiveness of a device that emits concentrated heat. In most cases, the device was able to reduce the discomfort resulting from insect bites within 10 minutes of its application.
5.) ALOE VERA-
Aloe vera has anti-inflammatory and wound-healing properties that can help heal mosquito bites.
Honey has properties that make it useful for healing wounds. Applying it to bites may help reduce inflammation and prevent infection.
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