- Stung by a bee?
- Remove the sting with these home remedies
Bee stings are not the pleasant feeling in the world; however, instead of panicking, here are a few home remedies that you can try.
Yes, surprising mud is an effective ingredient against a bee sting. Just grab some mud, and mix with water. Wait for it to dry, and rinse off.
Use ice or cold water:
Once you’ve removed the sting, apply ice immediately on the concerned area, and leave it there for around 20 minutes or so. Doing so will help reduce the swelling and itchiness that happens when you’ve been stung.
Onion’s your friend:
Head to your storeroom, and apply half a raw onion on the affected area. Onions are particularly helpful because of their anti-inflammatory properties.
Also called the Eternal One, the aloe vera is a versatile ingredient. This plant has some incredible healing properties.
Apply a dab of toothpaste on the stung area.
Last Updated 31, Mar 2018, 6:34 PM IST