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Insect Bites – Symptoms, Causes and Home Remedies

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Stings and bites from insects are common while these bites could result in soreness and inflammation in the battered area. More often, the infection instigated by the bites could be very severe and life threatening.

Insect Bites Symptoms:

  • Redness of the skin
  • Swelling
  • Minor pain
  • Itching

Insect Bites Causes:

  • Allergic reaction to the entry of venom through the bites or stings

Natural Home Remedy Using Basil Leaves and Turmeric Powder:

  1. Crush a handful of basil leaves to make a paste
  2. Add 2 tsp of turmeric powder
  3. Mix well
  4. Apply on the infected area

Natural Home Remedy Using Onion:

  • For bee stings:
  1. Take some onion slices
  2. Place them on the bee sting
  3. Hold or tape it for 1 hr

Natural Home Remedy Using Baking Soda:

  • For bee stings:
  1. Make a paste of baking soda and water
  2. Apply on the affected area


  • To prevent mosquito bites
  • Apply margosa or mustard oil over the body
  • This acts as a natural mosquito repellent
  • In case of a bee sting:
  • Remove the stinger at the earliest
  • This will prevent the entry of venom in the body

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