Simple and natural recipe to help soothe itchy insect bites

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Simple and natural recipe to help soothe itchy insect bites
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Insect bites can easily become your worst enemy when you are on holiday.  Mosquitoes are often the worst culprits but unfortunately they are not alone!  There are also spiders, bees, wasps and even hornets to contend with.  To help soothe the pain and itchiness of your bite, there are many ointments that you can buy in supermarkets and pharmacies, with some being more effective that others.  However it is also possible to soothe your bites with the help of a perfectly natural solution.  Here is a recipe to help calm down any itchy insect bite you may have. 

What you need:

  • A glass of white vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons of bicarbonate of soda
  • A piece of fabric
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The steps:

1) Mix the white vinegar into the bicarbonate of soda.

2) Dip a clean piece of fabric into your mixture.

3) Rub your bite with the cloth soaked in the mixture.

This little tip should instantly calm your bite.  You can apply this mixture directly after you have been bitten or a few hours after if it is still itchy.

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