Monday, July 22

10 natural remedies for insect bites: Expert-approved tips to soothe itching and reduce swelling

Some of the best natural remedies for insect bites might already be in your kitchen cupboard or bathroom cabinet – here’s what the experts have to say about them…

The arrival of summer brings with it plenty to look forward to – from lighter evenings and days spent with the paddling pool out to family holidays and beach trips. But as we get into the summer months, you might find yourself wondering why there are so many flying ants and how to get rid of ants as the warmer climate causes these bugs to swarm, and with them comes uncomfortable insect bites. And it’s not just ants – mosquitos and horseflies often cause trouble at this time of year too.

Dr Johannes Uys, a GP at Broadgate General Practice told us: “The effectiveness of natural remedies for insect bites compared to over-the-counter medication varies from person to person.

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