Home Remedies for Mosquito Bites

Mosquito Bites are round, make your skin puffy and severly itchy! From their itchy bites to the diseases they can carry, mosquitos are often annoying and sometimes downright deadly! Usually, you want to avoid being bitten by wearing long sleeves and long pants or other protective measures.  But if you are bitten, there are many home remedies that can provide symptom relief and help treat the affected area. Here are three of them:

* Lemon: Lemons contains natural anti-inflammatory and anesthetic properties that make them very useful in treating mosquito bites.

* Minced Onion/Garlic: Onion and garlic help reduce swelling and soothe the itching caused by mosquito bites. Moreover, their strong smell repels insects and mosquitoes.

 

* Baking Soda: Baking soda can effectively stop the itchiness caused by mosquito bites. Being alkaline in nature, it neutralizes the pH of the skin and hence provides relief.