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Witch hazel is a tried-and-true herbal remedy for insect bites and bee stings. It can help reduce inflammation, pain, and itching.

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Ice is a great way to help reduce the swelling from a wasp sting, the cold temperature slows down the blood flow to the insect sting.

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To treat a bee sting: An enzyme in meat tenderizer called papain is also believed to help break down the protein that causes pain and itching.

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Heat Exhaustion: Get out of the heat immediately and lay down with feet and legs elevated. Replenish fluids and place a cool cloth on the forehead.

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To treat a bee sting: Lavender essential oil has anti-inflammatory abilities and can help relieve swelling.

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For Cuts: Use gentle pressure to stop the bleeding. If the bleeding has not slowed after 30 minutes of pressure, seek additional medical attention.

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Baking soda is a great way to help neutralise the venom of a bee sting. Create a thick paste out of baking soda and water and apply it to the sting.

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A paste made of baking soda and water can help neutralize bee venom to reduce pain, itching, and swelling.

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Calendula cream is an antiseptic used to heal minor wounds and ease skin irritation. Apply it directly to the sting site and cover with a bandage.

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Vinegar may also help neutralize bee venom. Soak the sting site in a basin of apple cider vinegar for at least 15 minutes.

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For Heat Exhaustion: Make sure to monitor symptoms to ensure heat exhaustion does not turn into heat stroke.

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To treat a bee sting this way, make a solution of one-part meat tenderizer and four-parts water. Apply to the sting site for up to 30 minutes.

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Create a well-stocked first aid kit! Being prepared will save you a trip to the store and allow you to treat minor accidents without delay.

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For Sprained Ligaments: Use compression at regular intervals throughout the day and elevate the injured limb above your heart to reduce swelling.

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Home remedies for bee stings: Honey may help with wound healing, pain, and itching.

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To treat Wasp, Hornet and Bee Stings: Another vegetable which is great for treating insect stings is onions.

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To treat a bee sting: Anti-inflammatories such as Motrin or Advil. You can treat itching and redness with hydrocortisone cream or calamine lotion.

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For Heat Exhaustion: Seek immediate medical attention if fainting, confusion, or high fever occurs.

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For Sprained Ligaments: The first step is to avoid putting any weight or using the affected limb.

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To treat insect stings using ice take an ice cube, or an ice pack and place it on the wasp sting for around 20 minutes.