Home Remedies for Bites and Stings
Home remedies may help to relieve the pain of an insect bite. While they haven't been proven scientifically, many people report relief. You can try one or more and see whether they help you.
- Apply calamine lotion, underarm deodorant, or Reference witch hazel Opens New Window to the bite.
- Soak the bite site in Epsom salt and water.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: Reference October 14, 2011|
|Medical Review:||Reference William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Reference H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine