Bed bug bites itch. So let's scratch off this problem together. Actually, not everyone reacts to a bed bug bite - the consensus being bed bugs are masters of evasive maneuvering techniques, but itchy red welts, engorged bite marks, and even painful swelling signal the presence of bed bugs.
The swelling and redness that is associated with a bite rash does not clear very easily. However, the itching and discomfort can easily be treated with several remedies including natural remedies and medications. Oral antihistamines and steroid creams can be used in treatment regime.
Studies suggest that a chemical compound called eugenol, which is found in basil, could relieve itchy skin. To make a basil rub, boil 2 cups of water and add half an ounce of dried basil leaves.
There are many causes of itching to include: infection (jock itch, vaginal itch), disease (hyperthyroidism, liver or kidney), reactions to drugs, and skin infestations (pubic or body lice). Treatment for itching varies depending on the cause of the itch.
Rinse your baby skin with bug bites by warm water. You can implement this remedy every 2 hours in a day for the best results. II. Bug Bites Treatments For Adults 6. Garlic. Among home remedies for bug bites, garlic is one of the most effective. Garlic is rich in allicin, which helps fight harmful viruses. Allicin can inhibit the growth of bacteria.
Baking Soda. Baking soda is the most common home remedy for itchy skin as well as skin rashes. Baking soda has a soothing effect due to its anti-inflammatory properties. Plus, it acts as a natural acid neutralizer that helps relieve itching. Add one cup of baking soda to a bathtub filled with cool water.