Wipe the affected area with rubbing alcohol, which can relieve itching.
New Delhi: Mosquito bites can be quite irritating and sometimes even painful. These bites can cause redness and itching that can sometimes last a long time. While most of the time these bumps don’t cause any problems and aren’t itchy, you can resort to some sort of ointment for the itch. You can also use certain home remedies that can help with the itching caused by mosquito bites. When mosquitoes bite, they inject foreign particles into your body, which the immune system reacts to, causing the redness and itching. Here are some home remedies that can provide instant relief from mosquito bites.
- Treasure: Rub honey on the affected area and this will help bring relief. Honey has antiseptic properties that help reduce inflammation and redness. It can also help prevent any type of infection that might result from the mosquito bite.
- Cold tea bags: Using two sachets of green tea may help reduce swelling due to its anti-inflammatory effects. Take a used tea bag and place it in the fridge to cool. Now apply the cool tea bags on the affected area and this will help reduce the redness and itching.
- rubbing alcohol: Wipe the affected area with rubbing alcohol, which can relieve itching. However, it is recommended to use a little and not a lot of rubbing alcohol as it can cause skin irritation.
- Aloe vera: Aloe vera is known to have anti-inflammatory properties and applying aloe vera gel to the affected area can help provide relief. The gel can cool the area while relieving itching and redness.
Disclaimer: The tips and suggestions mentioned in this article are for general informational purposes only and should not be construed as professional medical advice. Always consult your doctor or a nutritionist before beginning any fitness program or changing your diet.