The arrival of the summer also brought the summer insects, mosquitoes, ladybugs etc. But what concerns us most are the wasps, bees and hornets because their sting is always very painful, accompanied with swellings and can be fatal, due to the large number of allergic reactions.
When the bee stings, it leaves behind the stinger accompanied with toxic bag. Therefore, try as quickly as possible to remove it by scraping the area with the edge of a credit card or a fingernail and the like, but don’t pinch the stinger, because that can inject more venom.
On the other hand, wasps don’t leave the stinger after sting, which means that the same wasp can sting several times.
Here are some simple remedies that help in the case of sting by a bee, wasp, hornet or any other insect:
1. Aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid)
The following tip is offered by a beekeeper that he has already tested and got the best results.
You should take aspirin in the form of soluble tablets, add some water and put on the place of the sting. Keep it on that place for about a minute or two. This will eliminate the itching, pain and it will instantly reduce the swelling.
2. Baking Soda
Mix 3-4 tablespoons of water with a tablespoon of baking soda and apply on the place of the sting.
In case of a bite from insect, use toothpaste. It has a very good effect on a sting by a bee or wasp.
Vinegar has always been used in the treatment of various types of diseases, both internally and externally. Drip a few drops of vinegar on the place of the sting and the pain will disappear immediately.
In case of bee sting depending on the sensitivity of the individual, the reaction can be manifested by poorly skin rash to anaphylactic shock, which requires prompt medical response.
If after a bee, wasp and especially hornet sting, occur nausea, dizziness, rapid heartbeat with wheezing, immediately ask for a doctor help.