Bed Bug Bites Natural Remedy

Bed bugs used to just be a nursery rhyme we sang to our children. “Goodnight sleep tight, don’t let the bed bugs bit, if they do take a show and hit them til they are black and blue”

Sadly, today there’s is a huge rise in bed bug infestations.

Mainly affecting apartment buildings, bed bugs can be very hard to eradicate as they can live for months in tiny crevices or cracks without food or water.

If you experience bed bugs, it is important to deal with them swiftly. They can multiply rapidly so early detection is key.

Bed bugs don’t carry any known diseases but are an uncomfortable companion that comes out at night to drink your blood.

Be sure to inspect your bedding and mattresses on a regular basis. bed bugs don’t just infect a bed! They will use any furniture in the home too. The reason they prefer a bed is we sleep at night, a nice warm feast during their waking hours.

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Bed bug bites can cause a red itchy patch on your skin. Some people are not sensitive to the bites and may not exhibit the redness. Others may come out in small red patches over the body, generally legs and arms as these tend to be the easily accessible and exposed areas.

Here’s how to treat bed bug bites naturally.

White Vinegar & Witch Hazel Oil

How The Remedy for  Bed Bug Bites Works

Bed bug bites are small, red and itchy. While they’re not usually painful, if left untreated, they can be irritating and uncomfortable.

This white vinegar and witch hazel oil remedy helps to treat bed bug bites in the following ways:

  • White Vinegar: White vinegar promotes good skin health and can help to soothe the dry, itchy skin around bed bug bites.
  • Witch Hazel Oil: Witch hazel oil has a rejuvenating effect on the skin and helps it to recover from bed bug bites faster.

How To Prepare The Bed Bug Bites Remedy

1. Soak a cotton ball in white vinegar and then add 5 drops of witch hazel oil to the cotton ball.
2. Dab the bed bug bites with the soaked cotton ball.
3. Use this remedy up to 2 times per day until the bed bug bites have healed.