• Top Home Remedies for Bed Bug Bites

Top Home Remedies for Bed Bug Bites

A - General Information

Bed bugs are one of the most annoying insects that can low our life quality. It destroys our peacefulness as well as the resting time as most of the bed bugs reside in the bed. This in turn prevent yourself from having a sound sleep, sneak in our bed then bites us through the nights. However, it is not the end of the story as once they bites our skin, they might also leave bite marks, which over the course of time, without treating, will leave pain and redness and rash on your skin.

Bugs can be anywhere around your house, in the chair, computers, kitchens and most of all, in your bed, This is really annoying and how can you know that your bed are sneaked in by bugs? When you are lying in your bed, there will be itching sensation, making you though as there’s someone lying under your bed is gently massage you.

Since bed bugs are everywhere within your house, anyone at home can get attacked by bugs, from the children to parents, grandparents and so forth.

In order to stay away from bed bug bites, it is the best that you find ways to avoid them living in your house. By that way, they cannot sneak in and attacks members of our family.

Once you get bitten by bugs, you will know as there are typical symptoms of bed bug bites. At first, there will be small red parts, itchy and over the course of time, you will notice

B - Home remedies for Bed Bug Bites

Bed bugs bites are almost everywhere at home and has been coming a very common things, in any country. Therefore, it is the best to find the way to get rid of them first before they attack our things and our people. However, once you get bitten, it is the best that we could find the ways to heal our skin from hurting. There are some natural home remedies you can find and fix, making use of ingredient right from your kitchen.

Following are best natural home remedies for bed bug bites

  1. Lemon Juice

Lemon Juice has the natural astringent, which makes it one of the best natural home remedies for many skin issues. The relaxing smell of lemon is great for our body, on the other hand, it is such a killer for bugs. They cannot bear the smell of fresh lemon and will leave away from our space. Lemon is also beneficial even when you have get bitten as it helps to prevent swelling and redness/ infection (if any). These are all thanks to high concentration of antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties.

Here is how to apply lemon as home remedies for bed bug bites:

  • To squeeze one or more lemon to get the juice in a cup.

  • Dip a cotton ball into the cup then directly apply over the affected areas for a while.

  • Leave it for about 15 minutes and rinse off with water (or not).

  • You can apply lemon juice every day until redness, rashes gone.

Another option to make use of lemon juice to avoid bed bugs is:

  • Cut lemons in halves and squeeze to get the juice.

  • Dilute lemon juice and intrude them into a bottle.

  • Spray all over your place, your beds and chairs, even the door to keep bugs away.

2. Apple Cider Vinegar

This real miracle ingredient possesses lots of wonderful properties that help to keep bugs away namely: anti-inflammatories, anti-bacteria and and lots of antioxidants. Therefore, it should really be on the top list of natural solution that help you to get rid of bed bug bites. This can also helps you to reduce itch and burn on your skin as well.

Here is how to apply apple cider vinegar:

  • In a cup, dilute a bit of apple cider vinegar with warm water.

  • You can add a bit of lemon juice to the mixture to improve the smell.

  • Spray all over your place, anywhere you think bugs can be.

  • You should keep doing this method around one week and bugs will eventually disappear.

You can also apply diluted apple cider vinegar over your skin. However, you better watch out as you need to follow the right ratio, otherwise you can hurt/ burn out your skin.


3. Toothpaste

Toothpaste might sound a bit simple, however, it can be a really potent for dealing with the bites. Actually, people have been making use of toothpaste to treat many skin problems such as burning, insects bites and so forth as to calm and sooth the pain mostly thanks to the cooling menthol.

Here is how to:

  • Take out a bit of toothpaste on your hands.

  • Apply all over the affected areas and gently massage a bit.

  • Leave it for 10 minutes before rinsing off with warm water.

The only advice for you is to make use of the white toothpaste, gel toothpaste is not advised.


4. Cucumber

Another soothing ingredient you can make use of is slices of chilled cucumber. It will not help to avoid bugs, however, cucumber is a water-based fruit that help to cool down pain areas. All the redness and swelling will be effectively cooled down by chilled and fresh slices of cucumber thanks to high concentration of vitamin C and Caffeic acid. The tip of using cucumber is super simple. To make the most of cucumber, the tip is to add the fruit in the fridge 20 minutes before using.

  • Cut the cucumber into thin slices.

  • Directly apply slices all over the affected areas and there is no need to massage.

  • Leave it there for about 15 minutes then rinsing off with water.

  • You can re-apply every hour until you feel calm in your skin where get bitten by bugs.

Those are great natural home remedies with zero side effects you should be applying when you have bed bugs bites. It is actually no need to visit doctor in the first place as this is absolutely a common thing many people share and not at all a health issue.