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3 effective home remedies to relieve skin itching from mosquito bite

Although most mosquito bite reactions disappear on their own within a few days, it is worth alleviating the symptoms.

Mosquito bites can cause itching and red swelling [Insectas]

Mosquito bites can cause bothersome itching and minor swelling, especially in people who are allergic to these insects.

Fortunately, there are many home remedies that can alleviate these symptoms. The best of them involves using a product that we have in the kitchen. People have been doing this for a long time, and the bothersome itching quickly disappears.

Mosquito bites can cause itching and red swelling, which are the result of the action of proteins contained in the insect's saliva. Injecting saliva into the skin during a bite prevents the blood from clotting, which triggers a response from the human immune system. The result is itchy blisters.

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Although most mosquito bite reactions disappear on their own within a few days, it is worth alleviating the symptoms. Scratching may lead to infection or wound formation and may take longer to heal after the bite. What methods for mosquito bites are worth using?

A mixture of baking powder and water creates a paste that can be applied to the bite site. After 15 minutes, when the paste dries, you can wash it off, which should provide relief from itching. Baking soda will also work well in this role.

Apple cider vinegar is also an effective remedy for mosquito bites. I moisten a cotton pad with it and apply it to the skin. Apple cider vinegar not only stops unpleasant symptoms after mosquito bites (e.g. burning of the skin), but also relieves itching.

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Salt is also good for mosquito bites. It is especially effective during bathing, so it is worth adding it to a bathtub filled with warm water to relieve the itching.

This article was originally publiushed by Onet.

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