Here are our best 10 tips on 'how to ease a mosquito bite' - at home:
1. Parsley Leaves
Smash parsley leaves in a mortar, then apply the mush onto the bitten area.
Parsley has anti-inflammatory effects, so it's not only good to ease a mosquito bite, but also a great aid for healing smaller scars with.
Simply cut off a part of an onion, the rub its juicy flesh onto the mosquito bite.
3. Banana Peel
We thought this sounded awkward, but after we had a chance to test it (lucky victims of mosquitoes - lol), we agreed in its efficiency. So, to ease a mosquito bite with a banana peel, just put the peel's inner part onto the bite and rub it a few times.
peel a potato, then cut off a slice of it, and rub the mosquito bite with the potato.
Heat can ease a mosquito bite effectively. Hold a spoon under running warm water from the tap - but make sure it isn't too hot - then press the spoon onto the bitten part.
6. Calendula tea
You can substitute the calendula tea with calendula cream. Both solutions are great help to ease a mosquito bite with. This healing herb has anti-inflammatory effects, so it's not only good to ease a mosquito bite, but also a great aid for healing smaller scars with.
7. Cottage Cheese
Put a spoon of cottage cheese onto a piece of gauze, cover the fabric allover it, then apply this onto the bite. Cottage cheese is really effective in easing a mosquito bite.
8. Apple Cider Vinegar
Make a wash from a glass of water and 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar.
Unless you have sensitive skin, you can apply tea tree oil onto the mosquito bite with the help of a cotton bud: 1-2 drops of the oil is enough.
If your skin is sensitive, apply tea tree oil onto the skin after you diluted it in base-oils: pour 2-3 drops of tea tree oil into a tablespoon of grape seed oil, mix it well, then you can apply this mixture. Tea tree oil is also one great tool to ease the mosquito bite with.
Simply cut a slice from a lemon, then rub it onto the bite.
Calendula photo by Rocksmoker 007 on wiki
Leptospermum scoparium photo by Gerald.w on wiki