Bee sting remedies

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We decided to share with you some folk remedies to treat bee stings. Of course there is a lot of recipes, and one formula can not help everybody, so look for your medicine as soon as possible.

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Going on nature, always take medications for allergies, especially if there is a child or person that has never been stung by bees.

There are cases when people get allergies, which had not previously been observed. You should follow the simple rules that help you in the wild. Do not use perfumes that can attract insects and provoke their aggression. Wear calm colors clothing, hat can protect against the bite in the danger zone.

You should explain children that the sudden arm movements, jumping and running can cause stinging insects attack.

But, unfortunately, it is not always possible to avoid the stinging. If a person has suffered from single or multiple bites, do not panic, you should treat. First of all, get rid of the stinger, which has remained in the skin. It is the source of the poison, which fills the hollow tube and causes intoxication. Remove the sting carefully by pushing out movements, not squeeze it to avoid getting venom into the wound. After the sting is removed, the wound should be treated with antiseptic.
If there is no ice on hand, which is desirable to apply to the bite place, you can use cold water. It helps to relieve severe pain and burning, which occurs in case of the sting, and prevents swelling. From the experience of the older generation we know that they applied a handful of soil. You can do it, just prevent the entry of harmful bacteria into the open wound. You can make a compress of alcohol or a compress of urine. You can use a tincture of Indian onionsIt also helps to get rid of the itching and inflammation.

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There are many simple but effective ways to help to quickly remove the swelling and redness of the bite area. Aspirin neutralizes toxic substances,  but before applying a compress, it should be crushed. All the powders you need to dilute with water. Gruel of baking soda or activated carbon can eliminate swelling in just one day.

People who have been attacked by insects away from home, should examine the growing grass. Juice of plantain leaves, celandine, sedum or parsley has healing properties, it is enough to chew the plant and attach to the site of the bite. Onion juice also helps. Returning home, you can apply ammonia or make cloth soaked in apple cider vinegar. Tea tree oil reduces inflammation of the skin in place of a bee sting , promotes resorption festering.

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When the first steps are taken, watch for the state. Insect bites usually do not have serious consequences, the reaction is only pain, itching, redness and mild swelling that lasts about three days. Symptoms that should alert – high fever, chills, nausea and vomiting, common signs of intoxication. Allergic reaction can be recognized by appearing hives, speech disorders. In this case you need emergency aid antihistamine drug that can prevent angioedema and anaphylactic shockIn other cases, you just use a diuretic or drinking liquids, depending on individual preferences, which speed up the removal of toxins from the body.

But usually you should in advance have first-aid facilities to treat bee stings or if you have insect allergies. What medications do you need we wrote in this article .

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