HERBAL HOME REMEDIES - NATURAL REMEDIES - HERBS LIKE MEDICINE



INSECT BITES - DESCRIPTION


Insect bites are not harmless. Depending on the part of the body that was stabbed or the body's reaction to the sting, life-threatening complications can occur. The most urgent medical intervention is required in cases of bites in the oral cavity, dizziness, suffocation, vomiting, diarrhea, cold sweats and disturbances of consciousness. The stings of several insects in the area of the head and neck require a mandatory medical examination, as well as cases when due to the hypersensitivity of the organism there is a stronger reaction, redness and rash on the body.


SELF-HELP MEASURES FOR SUPPORTING THERAPY

- To disinfect the sting, rub the skin with fern, lemon, tomato leaf, fruit vinegar or red onion juice
- Apply compresses dipped in salt water to prevent swelling
- Onion, garlic and horseradish compresses are also recommended, as well as compresses with the addition of trine or arnica
- If you have been stung by a bee or a wasp, remove the sting and rub the place of the sting with garlic or onion, and if it has already turned white, rub with leek
- Lemon juice and wine vinegar also help with wasp stings, and baking soda and diluted ammonia help with bee stings
- Put ice on the bite place to make it itch less
- Rub the skin with lemon balm leaves and you will not be bitten by mosquitoes, and you can prevent mosquito bites overnight if you put cut halves of red onion or a piece of cotton wool soaked in lavender or marigold oil on the nightstand
- Apply compresses of marigold, thyme and plantain to the affected area
- If there is an allergy to insects, places where there is a risk of stings should be avoided
- Do not use insect sprays


REMARK

When a place of insect bites very quickly swell, and when the bites are in the head, mouth and throat, immediately seek medical attention.