Who is the world’s deadliest animal living on the earth? Is it Lion, Tiger or Snake? If you have guessed either of the three, you are wrong. You will be startled to know that world’s deadliest animal is Mosquito.
According to the World Health Organization, about 725,000 people are killed every year by mosquito-borne diseases. Malaria alone affects 200 million, of which an estimated 600,000 die. Mosquitoes are also known to cause dengue fever, yellow fever, and encephalitis.
Mosquitoes are one of the major causes of some of the most deadly and infectious diseases. The mosquito bite should never be taken lightly and should be treated immediately. Following a mosquito bite, one feels to itch incessantly. But its remedy is also hidden in the lap of our mother nature.
The article shares few home remedies that can help you to get rid of consequences of the mosquito bite.
The peppermint or the minty flavor of the toothpaste helps to soothe your skin and provide you an immense relief from itching. The swelling and inflammation on your skin can be reduced with help of toothpaste as they exhibit astringent properties that can be-calm these consequences of a mosquito bite.
At least twice a day, apply a little toothpaste on the affected area. In no time you will get a relief from a mosquito bite.
- Aloe Vera
The gel residing inside the aloe vera leaf is known to possess anti-inflammatory properties that can help to heal minor wounds or calm infections. This therapeutic herb can act as the best remedy against mosquito bites if used effectively.
Cute the leaf of aloe vera to extract the gel present inside it. Apply a thin layer of it on the mosquito bites. Let it remain there till it gets dry. Reapply the gel 2-3 times daily until you get relief from the mosquito bite.
- Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple Cider Vinegar is known since centuries to treat many medical conditions effectively and in a natural manner. The acidic nature of ACV shows its healing properties. The acetic acid present in the ACV effectively heals any insect bite because of its anti-inflammatory and cooling properties. Moreover, the anti-microbial properties of ACV can prevent infections that take birth after scratching of the affected area.
Prepare a mixture by mixing Apple Cider Vinegar and cold water in equal quantities. Then, dip a washcloth in the obtained solution and apply it directly to the affected area where mosquito bi you. Repeat the procedure for 1-2 times a day to get the desired results.
The high acidic and anti-inflammatory effects of lemons result in effective treatment of the mosquito bite. Inflammation and swelling can be reduced to a very high extent and bring relief from the itch caused by mosquito bite.
Take a half lemon and rub it directly on to the affected area. Let the juice remain there for at least 10 minutes. Wash off the affected area with plain water. Follow this natural remedy immediately after the mosquito bite to gain the positive results out of it.
“All these natural remedies mentioned in the article can be of great help if used effectively. Instead of using expensive creams to save you from mosquito bites, switch to these natural remedies and feel the change.”