Summer is officially here and that means warm weather, swimming, and mosquitoes. Lucky for us all there is holistic cures to help with those annoying, itchy bites. Scratch a bite only makes it worse and could lead to an infection if you happen to break the skin. So before you reach for a processed chemical solution or scratch the bite until its raw, try these holistic health care remedies. For example, try putting a cold pack on your bite next time. You can also try a dab of honey or a used tea bag. For a full list of home holistic remedies please read below:
From Huffington Post
Holistic Cures for When Mosquitoes Attack!
“Itching is a low-grade form of pain,” he tells The Huffington Post. “The mosquito is injecting a material into your skin that causes inflammation, which is redness, swelling, tenderness and heat. That then becomes an itch.” The body’s natural reaction to the bite is to release histamine, he says, a compound that signals an allergic reaction, which causes itching. (That’s why medications called “anti-histamines” often do the trick.)
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There are plenty of holistic cures out there for all sorts of other summer aliments. Perhaps we will discuss them in later posts.
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