With the arrive of summer, there are more opportunity for insect and bug bite. While most bug bites cause only mild symptoms, like itchiness and redness, some are aggressive, venomous insects, such as fire ant.
Certain percentage of people who are stung may develop a large local reaction. Usually in one to two days the swelling becomes increasingly large and reaches its maximum size becoming hot and painful.
Moreover, the bugs may bring a variety of pathogen. According to CDC, the infection related to insects bite increased 30% in the past 12 years.
Traditionally, oral antihistamine and topical steroid ointment are the only approach to manage bug bites.
However, do you know that natural products are very effective in bug bites management? My recommendation:
1. When first identify the bug such as fire ant, you should slapping it off your body and consequently washing the sting site with soap and cold water.
Many natural extract ingredients has anti-inflammatory and disinfectant activity. You spay Battle Skin https://www.amazon.com/BATTLE-SKIN-BODY-EQUIPMENT-SANITIZER/dp/B01N4NIMLI, a product contents plants extracts to kill pathogen and calm the skin
2. Apply topical remedy, such as https://www.amazon.com/Naturals-Mosquito-Inflammation-Antianaphylaxis-Refreshing/dp/B07RQCHLCV/ref=sr_1_2_sspa?crid=1PRYRS3IHNHY0&keywords=insect+bite+relief&qid=1561991893&s=gateway&sprefix=inect+%2Caps%2C196&sr=8-2-spons&psc=1
3. If the symptom progress, contact healthcare professional