If you are an outdoor kind of person, you may be used to being inflicted with a number of bites from bugs and mosquitoes alike. If you cannot bear the mosquito bites and cannot stop itching, read on.
Apply the juice from the leaves of the lycium shrub directly onto the bite. The juice helps to prevent scarring and will speed up the healing.
Place a cucumber peel onto the bite area, it will calm the skin and relieve the itchiness.
Wipe some cider vinegar on skin before going outdoors, its a natural bug repellent.
Swipe the skin with a dab of lavender essential oil, apply a few times a day to reduce swelling.
Witch hazel wiped onto bite will stop the irritation.
Calamine lotion is an old time remedy. Apply lotion directly onto bite to soothe the skin.
Put a cold compress or washcloth on bite to cool skin and get rid of the itchiness.
Prevent the critters from biting you in the first place by wearing a dryer sheet on your belt loop.
You can make your own repellent by mixing a 3 drops of eucalyptus essential oil and 2 drops of tea tree oil with 3/4 cup of water. Put into a spray bottle. Spray onto skin.
Mix 3 drops of lavender essential oil with 2 drops of tea tree oil, apply directly on bite marks to reduce swelling and scarring