How to save our kids?
Prevention is always better than a cure. And I mean it. There are so many products available in the market to protect your kid like,
📍Repellent Spray/ roll-on
📍All out / Goodknight etc.
Apart from this,
📍Keep your windows and gate closed especially in the evening
📍Keep your baby inside when Insects are roaming outside.
📍 Make sure your baby is wearing completely covered clothes.
📍Keep your surroundings clean.
After keeping all these things in mind, still baby got bite by insect then you can try these home remedies.
𝙉𝙤𝙩𝙚: Before trying anything make sure that red bump is an insect bite and nothing else. Clean the affected area with antiseptic liquid before applying anything.
𝗛𝗼𝗻𝗲𝘆: The soothing properties of honey will help ease itching and also prevent infection.
𝗔𝗹𝗼𝗲 𝗩𝗲𝗿𝗮: Aloe Vera is great for most skin-related problems. I personally use this method for an insect or ant bite or any heat rash. Fresh aloe vera leaf store in a refrigerator and apply when it's required.
𝗟𝗲𝗺𝗼𝗻 𝗝𝘂𝗶𝗰𝗲: Lemon juice is a good disinfectant. My sister using this for every insect/bee bite. You may take a few drops of lemon juice and apply them on the affected area or rub a lemon peel softly.
𝗧𝗼𝗼𝘁𝗵𝗽𝗮𝘀𝘁𝗲: Apply a small amount of toothpaste on the affected area to provide relief from itching and swelling.
𝗞𝗮𝗶𝗹𝗮𝘀𝗵 𝗷𝗲𝗲𝘃𝗮𝗻 𝗼𝗶𝗻𝘁𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁: This was suggested by my blogger friend. This is available in Kerala.
𝗕𝗮𝗹𝗺/ 𝘃𝗶𝗰𝗸𝘀 𝘃𝗮𝗽𝗼𝗿𝘂𝗯: Since my childhood, my mother used to apply these to minimize the swelling and pain. And it actually works like magic.
𝗖𝗼𝗰𝗼𝗻𝘂𝘁 𝗼𝗶𝗹 + 𝗖𝗮𝗺𝗽𝗵𝗼𝗿 (𝗸𝗮𝗽𝗼𝗼𝗿): I tried this as well. This will moisturize the skin and protect it from itching. Camphor has some cooling properties.
𝗔𝗳𝘁𝗲𝗿 𝗯𝗶𝘁𝗲 𝗖𝗿𝗲𝗮𝗺/ 𝗯𝗮𝗹𝗺: I have heard that these products actually work for insect bites, but I haven't tried yet. Do patch test before applying directly on the bitten area
𝗧𝘂𝗿𝗺𝗲𝗿𝗶𝗰 𝗺𝗶𝘅 𝘄𝗶𝘁𝗵 𝗵𝗼𝗻𝗲𝘆: Both contain antiseptic properties. This may work as well.
𝗣𝘂𝗿𝗲 𝗖𝗼𝗰𝗼𝗻𝘂𝘁 𝗢𝗶𝗹: Everyone knows about the cooling properties of coconut water. It protects skin with marks as well.
Let me know which remedy suits you? #insectbites @vicksvapourub #indianmomblogger #bloggertip #homeremidies #repellent #summervibes #nobugs #mosquito #newmom #pregnancy #india #vocalforlocal #stayathome #staysafe #happymonsoon #weather #babyhealth #healthtips #monsoonhealthtips