What is the best way to get rid of the itch from bug bites w/o chemicals?

Answer Make a paste of water and baking soda and put it on the bite. This works and doesn't hurt at all. You can keep those pesky bugs and spiders away from you by making a 'tea' from fresh Basil leaves a... Read More »

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Why do bug bites itch?

It's actually a bit of both. When we get bitten a small amount of bug saliva enters our skin and surface blood cells. The skin has a natural response to irritants like bug saliva, which is to rele... Read More »

Why do mosquito bites itch?

When a mosquito bites, it injects some of its saliva into the victim.The saliva contains an anti-coagulant to help the mosquito suck up blood.The saliva also contains germs and such that cause a mi... Read More »

Why Do Wasp Bites Itch?

When wasps sting humans, a venom is injected into the skin. This venom usually triggers a localized reaction, which includes redness, swelling and itching at the site of the sting. These minor symp... Read More »