Mosquito bites are often some of the most irritating and prevalent types of insect bites one can expect to receive while being outside in general. We thought it best to discuss some cost effective, natural remedies that can help you recover faster.
Apple Cider Vinegar-Dipping a cotton ball in apple cider vinegar and holding it at the bite mark can help ease the irritation of a mosquito bite. *
Vick’s Vaporub-Methanol, an ingredient in vaporub, helps to relive itching by affecting itch receptors in the skin. *
Non-Gel Toothpaste-Toothpaste can help relive the itch and swelling associated with a mosquito bite. Cover the bite with a small amount of toothpaste and leaving it on until the itching and swelling have been reduced. *
We hope these remedies will help you recover should you be bitten by a mosquito. As always, please consult with your healthcare provider when making any changes to your dietary, exercise or medical regimen.
*Sources- https://www.mosquitosquad.com/blog/2012/july/the-best-ways-to-soothe-mosquito-bites/,https://www.peoplespharmacy.com/articles/vicks-for-itchy-mosquito-bite, https://www.ahchealthenews.com/2014/07/28/10-home-remedies-to-treat-mosquito-bites/