INSECT BITES and STINGS

FOR ITCHY INSECT BITES
to alleviate swelling and relieve itching of insect bites.

1 drop Roman Chamomile
1 drop tea-tree
1 drop savory
2 oz. witch hazel extract

Blend oils with witch-hazel.
Soak a cotton ball in the mix and dab on insect bites.
Also helps protect skin from infection resulting from scratching

NIAOULI TO RELIEVE ITCH FROM BITES
Niaouli oil relieves the itch, helps reduce swelling, and
helps insect bites heal faster

2 drops niaouli
2 T witch hazel
mix niaoli and witch hazel and apply to the affected area

INSECT BITES SWABS
Moisten a cotton swab in fresh lemon juice, apple cider vinegar, or witch hazel

Add 1 -2 drops of lavender, tea tree, eucalyptus, or lemongrass oil to the swab then dab on the bite.

INSECT BITES AND STINGS

Oils to Use: Lavender or tea tree

DIRECT APPLICATION
Dab a drop of lavender or tea tree on the
affected area.

COLD COMPRESS FOR SWELLING

If bite site is swollen, apply a cold compress made with
2 drops lavender
2 drops chamomile

INSECT BITE OIL

Lavender helps stop itching and reduces
swelling and risk of infection.

1 t lavender essential oil
1 T vegetable oil

Combine lavender oil and vegetable oil and
dab mixture directly on bite as needed.

Store in a tightly closed glass bottle

BEE, WASP, TICK, SPIDER STINGS & BITES
combine lavender with echinacea and bentonite clay into a poultice.
The clay pulls the poisonous material from the bite or sting to the skin surface and keeps it from spreading.

Echinacea lessens any allergic response.
Lavender stops itching and reduces swelling.

OILS FOR INSECT BITES
Apply 1 drop of undiluted lavender or tea tree oil directly to the bite.

Other oils to use diluted
Lemon, Eucalyptus,
Pine, Basil, Bergamot, Chamomile, Lemongrass,
Patchouli.

Dilute by moistening a cotton swab with lemon juice, cider vinegar, or witch hazel and adding 1 -2 drops of the essential oil to the swab. Dab on skin as needed

BUG BITE REMEDIES
To help sooth the bite site and relieve discomfort.
Apply to bite every few hours! The first ingredient is a carrier oil.
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1 t Aloe Vera Gel
5 drops Geranium
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1 t Borage
2 drops juniper berry
2 drops tea tree
1 drop lemon
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1 t of Aloe Vera gel
5 drops chamomile
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1 t flaxseed oil
2 drops sweet basil
2 drops lemon
1 drop marjoram
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1 t sesame oil
2 drops juniper berry oil
2 drops sweet basil
1 drop lime
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1 t Aloe Vera Gel
5 drops lavender
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BITE & STING POULTICE
1 T echinacea root tincture
1 T distilled water
1/8 t lavender essential oil
1 T bentonite clay

Combine the tincture, water and lavender essential oil.
Add mixture to the bentonite. Stir slowly as liquid is absorbed.

Paste should be tacky enough to adhere to skin.
Apply directly to bite as needed.

Store in tightly covered container.
If mixture dries out, stir in distilled water, as needed, to return it to paste consistency.

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3 responses to “INSECT BITES and STINGS

  1. i have a painfull red bite on the bottom of my knee, it has swollan but i dont know what kind of insect bite it is, and how to treat it?
    Do you have any idea please?

  2. Pingback: Tea tree oil for bug bites

  3. For bee stings try regular household ammonia dabbed on the sting. Almost instant relief !!

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