Mosquitoes are the most annyoing insects because their bite causes itching and redness. If you want to enjoy your summer and prevent itching from mosquito bite, make sure to use the follwing tricks which are extremely effective.
First of all, put a spoon under hot water for 15 seconds and wait until it’s enough warmed.
After that, put the spoon onto the affected area, and hold for a minute or until the spoon gets cold. You will notice that the itch will disappear as soon as you remove the spoon.
The itching is caused due to the protein present in the saliva of the mosquito, which uses it to prevent blood clotting under high temperatures.
Ice: Ice is also an excellent solution, all you have to do is to place a couple of ice cubes in a cloth and then put it as coating on the bite. The swelling and the itching will disappear in no time.
Honey: Simply apply some honey onto the bite and it will soothe the area as well as relieve irritation in no time.
Vinegar: All you have to do is to soak a piece of cotton ball in ACV and allow it to act for several minutes over the bite.
Alcohol: You should use alcohol in order to clean the area. All you have to do is to soak a cotton swab in alcohol and gently rub the affected area. This will help you eliminate or at least neutralize the remnants of mosquito saliva.
Water and soap: Make sure to wash the bitten area immediately with soap and water in order to remove large part of the mosquito saliva and help with the itching.
Toothpaste: Simply apply some toothpaste over the bite and allow it to dry. You should apply it prior sleeping so that the paste stays longer on the skin. The paste dries the bite and removes the irritation and swelling.
Aspirin: It is quite easy, all you have to do is to crush half a tablet of aspirin or any other painkiller, mix it with a drop of water and apply the mixture onto the bite.
Baking powder: The active ingredients in baking powder often help with irritation in insect bites.
Nail: Press the area around the bite with your nails. Another solution is to engrave X on the bite which spreads the protein and stops the itching for a while. The pressure will ease the irritation.
Lemon or lime: These fruits have the abilityto eliminate the itching due to their citrus acid.
Oatmeal: Prepare a mixture with a bit of porridge and some water. Once prepared, apply it onto the bite and allow it to dry. In the end, rinse it off with warm water.