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Bug Bite? Reach for the Toothpaste!

by Sandi Duncan

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Summer is here, and so are all of the little annoyances associated with it. But if you prepare yourself with a few simple home remedies, you and your family can enjoy the summer weather, and avoid the sting from bug bites.

Relief can be as close as your own front yard, or even your spice rack. Many herbs, including some we consider to be “weeds,” have medicinal properties that can help take the “sting” out of insect bites. Here are just a few:

But what about stopping bugs before they bite?

Aside from using a natural mosquito repellent, foregoing perfumes, colognes, and other scented products will help some.

Knowing when your body is most vulnerable is also a plus. Carbon dioxide attracts mosquitoes, as does moisture, including perspiration. That means mosquitoes may find you extra-tasty when you are hot or have been exercising.

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    by 11 natural remedies mosquito bite on Jun 1, 2016 at 4:23 pm

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