If you have been bitten by an
you will find that she is looking to provide for her soon to be young tigers since only the females bite to produce eggs. Victims are selected by their smell. They are attracted by the concentration of the different products that people use on the skin. Repellents create a barrier and produce an odor keep the mosquito away. The most common compounds are natural products such as citronella or eucalyptus.
- Salve: must be one of the fastest ways to soothe a sting. Simply moisten the bite area and then rubs salt in the area. The itching should stop immediately.
- Essence (oil) is applied directly to the site of the bite. You can use lavender, cedar, or witch hazel. You can even use the inside of banana peel to relieve itching. And a mixture of vinegar and olive oil may also help.
- Garlic: Garlic is cut one in half and rub on the sting. It is a remedy recommended especially for young ones.
- Saliva is the most simple and accessible remedy of all, thanks to some of the ingredients in our saliva can feel the sting relief even if this is important and its efficacy is less severe.
- Vinegar has also traditionally been an effective remedy against mosquito bites, especially apple cider vinegar is useful to relieve itching.
- And other remedy which is generally good for any type of itching and itching particularly for the bite of mosquito is the tea tree oil. Apply several times a day on the sting.
- The toothpaste minty also relieves itching.
- You can help moisten the bite with water and gently rub with salt.
- You can also try to make some chamomile tea (concentrated as possible), let cool and then apply it with cotton on the sting.
- The Aloe Vera works wonders on the skin and bites would not be outdone, in the form of gel soothes bites and helps reduce inflammation.
- If you rub the pulp of half a lemon over the surface of the bite can also stop the itching.
You will also want to have supplies on hand during the Asian Tiger Mosquito season to work toward repelling them. This way you will not have to worry as much. Here are some solutions:
- Oil of lemon eucalyptus, considered by experts as the best essential oil that repels mosquitoes. In fact, a recent study conducted by the Ministry of Agriculture of the United States compared with 8 4 synthetic natural repellents, and the most effective proved to be the oil of lemon eucalyptus
- Citronella: Citronella candles and oils are also natural repellents against mosquitoes (and wasps and other flying insects). You can purchase candles large table or candles are held in the ground and burning help keep mosquitoes away
- Dill: A study carried out by a group of researchers at Seoul National University in Korea found that dill can be a very effective repellent as a spray with 5% dill oil have proved to be 84% effective after 90 minutes, and 8% cream with dill oil 70% effectiveness after 90 minutes
- Thyme: Another study found that two compounds from the essential oil of thyme was better able to ward off then the commercial repellent DEET. Clove oil is also effective. However, do not use either of these essential oils without diluting them before
- Lavender: For reasons unexplained, it seems that mosquitoes do not make any grace the smell of lavender. Use lavender candles, dried flowers or essential oil to keep them away.