Restless nights are a frequent occurrence in bedbug infested homes because of bed bug bite that cause itchy welts. These annoying small bugs normally feed on your blood during the night, the pinnacle time being around 1 hour before dawn.
Their bites resemble other creepy crawly bites and generally show up in clusters of 3-5 bites. They are more typical on uncovered areas like the face, neck, arms and hands.
Here, in this article, you will read the ways to heal bed bug bites stings as well as itching. Take a look;
Salt water is a dependable home solution for a wide range of bug bites. I tried it on bed bug and mosquito bites and it worked viably. First, you need to make a paste of water and 3-4 Tbsp. of salt. You can use garlic, flavoring salt and Epson or genuine salt. Then, take a clean cloth, soak it in the water and apply it on to the affected area.
It is believed that saliva contained in the mouth has natural disinfectants why it should be advantageous to “lick your injuries”. Saliva if used on mosquito bites and bee stings can quit itching quick.
Baking soda paste
Another alternative is to make a paste out of baking soda blended with water. Cover all your bug bites with the paste for around 5 minutes. And, then wash it with cold water. This idea can be used on a bigger scale if the person is having a lot of bites. Simply add some paste to a warm bathtub.
Cold ice is a perfect technique to control the swelling. Put ice cubes in a clean towel and hold it over the infected area for around 5-10 minutes. This will give you quick help from the swelling as well as itchiness.
Apply toothpaste on the bite and spread it around the bite till the toothpaste dries. The paste will start to tumble off piece by piece and you will soon feel an extraordinary relief. When the bite is gone you can wash the remaining toothpaste.
The last way to discuss over here in order to dispose of bug bites, stings or itch is- Onion. Rub the juice from a slice of onion on your mosquito bite. It will quit itching instantly and if you apply the onion juice 2-3 times a day, the bite will fade away within a few days.
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