During your vacation, chances are you’ll find yourself wandering in the wilderness or camping. Bad luck, a wasp is there too and it is determined to leave you with a painful memory!
A wasp sting is very, very painful and that’s why it’s good to know some tips that bring great relief (especially if the pain is acute or accompanied by hives and very marked redness!) Moreover, as a reminder, we had already told you about a tip with a coin to relieve yourself after a wasp sting. Here are 3 natural solutions that we strongly recommends to soothe and calm these inflammations, especially for a person who has painful allergic reactions.
Warning! The stings of this hymenoptera can be dangerous. If you are severely allergic or react badly (anaphylactic shock, angioedema, vomiting…), consult a doctor quickly. In case of allergy sting badly localized (neck, lips, mouth), we advise you to consult your doctor.
1) Lavender aspic essential oil for a wasp sting
This is a classic for calming insect stings and especially hymenoptera! Apply a small drop directly to the local skin reaction. Repeat 3 times during the day if the pain is still present.
This remedy should be avoided if you are pregnant or breast-feeding, or if you are epileptic or asthmatic.
2) Cider vinegar
Soak a cotton ball in vinegar and apply it to the bite, making sure to keep the cotton ball in place with a plaster. The irritation should hardly be felt and especially not bother you anymore.
3) And finally lemon on a wasp sting
Cut a slice of fresh lemon and apply that to the stung area. This is a classic grandma’s remedy that will quickly soothe the pain.
In addition, don’t hesitate to consult our article on the three natural remedies to keep wasps away. It could save you a lot of trouble.