4 ways to get rid of mosquito bites at home

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Mosquitoes are annoying creatures with their pesky droning that signals their presence, they perch on one's skin and before you say, Jack Robinson, you are bitten! Aside from the fact that Mosquito bites can get itchy and leave the skin irritated they can also lead to a lot of health problems take malaria, for instance, if you notice an itchy swollen red bump on your skin, that's a mosquito bite for sure and here's what you can do to reduce itching, redness, and irritation caused by mosquito bites.

Apple cider vinegar 

Dip a cotton ball in the ACV and then place over the affected skin, it will sting a lil bit if you've scratched the place open, just keep the cotton ball in place for 5-10 minutes.

Honey 

Rich in anti-inflammatory properties which make it great for reducing swelling, pain, and irritation on the skin. Apply a drop of honey on the bug bite and rub it in. 

Peppermint toothpaste 

For a quick and instant relief from the itchiness and irritation caused by mosquito bites, squirt a small amount of organic Peppermint toothpaste over the bite and then rub it in circular motions. The menthol present in the Peppermint will emit a soothing sensation in no time.

Lemon 

All you need is a slice of lemon, you can let it cool in the fridge before using to get best results. Rinse the affected skin with water, pat dry using a soft towel then place the cold lemon over it. This gets rid of bacteria present on the bite and also reduces itching and irritation.


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