Once the summer has come, insects are the most frequent guests. Going outside implies also getting in contact with insects. Itchy sensation is very annoying and therefore we will present you 3 natural methods to calm and treat bites with common ingredients.
- Lemons can be found in every kitchen. If you have been bitten by an insect you can take a lemon slice and apply it on the affected area. The risk of getting infected will diminish. After you have washed the area with water and soap you can apply some lemon juice and let it dry. In this way you will disinfect and protect the affected area.
- Banana peel is also a miracle against insects bites. Because they are rich in potassium and antioxidants the banana peel reduces inflammation caused by the insect bite and the skin will heal faster. Rub the affected area with a banana peel and let it stay for 15 minutes. Then wash with soap to disinfect.
- Plantago leaves are recommended for their antiseptic properties. After the bite, rub the area with Plantago leaves and let them, stay there for some minutes. The itchy sensation will disappear and inflammation will reduce. After 30 minutes you can rinse with water.
Insects bites are very annoying and they can be very harmful, that is why it is good if we can treat them using natural methods.