Mother Nature gives us healing remedies in everything that she grows. So, here is a list that we have compiled of some of the most common home remedies. We will add to this list as time goes on.
Apply Fresh Crushed Parsley directly to the insect bite. It neutralizes the poison and stops the pain.
Make a paste of commercial meat tenderizer and water, place on bite...neutralizes poison.
Apply toothpaste, will stop itching.
Spider Bites - Make a paste of salt and baking soda to relieve pain and itching.
Mosquito Bites - a paste of table salt will stop the itching.
Insect bite preventative....Before going into an area that has insects, take one tablet of 100 mg. thiamine. If you're going camping for a few days, take along a few 100 mg thiamine tablets and take several tablets per day. Insects will stay away.
Bee Stings - Bruise fresh Basil leaves and apply to bee sting. Basil works great, but you can use any plant that bees are attracted to. Basil, in a very short time reduces pain and swelling.
Skin infections - Pour one cup of Baking Soda into your bath. Soak for 15 minutes. Baking soda helps neutralize the ph balance of your skin, and helps it heal naturally.
Nettles - The juice of the nettle will neutralize it's own sting. One teaspoon dried nettle to 1 cup boiling water, remove from heat, cover and steep till cooled. Strain, apply freely on nettle rash, also works for sunburn.
Wart Remover - The Native Americans rubbed the milk from a milkweed plant on the wart, several times daily. Also milk from a dandelion stem, was said to make the wart disappear. Warm Castor Oil applied to the wart is also said to work.