Home remedies for Flea bites on humans

Fleas are tiny insects but they are the dangerous ones to humans and pets.  The flea bites cause irritation which lasts much longer than mosquito bites or ant bites. More frighteningly, fleas can carry many dangerous pathogens that threaten human life. Therefore, it is very important to get rid of the fleas out of your house and know about flea treatment from remedies that can easily find in your home. Home remedies for Flea Bites.

 

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Aloe Vera Gel

Aloe Vera gel has numerous uses such as soothing the skin when sunburned and caring for hair and nails. Aloe can also soothe the skin of pets. It is antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and can treat the swelling bitten by the flea. Aloe can also accelerate the recovery process. There are some ways to use Aloe Vera gel to treat the bites. You cut the aloe leaf and rub the gel onto your skin. Wait for about 15 minutes and wash with warm water. The other way is to use the Aloe Vera mixed with honey. Firstly, you clean the flea bite then apply the mixture on it. If the wound is too severe, you should meet your doctor. A commercially bottled Aloe Vera gel is used for flea bites.

 

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Green tea

Green tea is considered an effective method to treat flea bites. You can wash the burn with green or black tea, comfrey tea or tea that made from fresh or dried lavender flowers. Alternatively, you can place the used tea bag directly on your skin. The green tea is also used for your pets. Home remedies for Flea Bites.

Healing plants

Some leaves of healing plants can cure the flea bites. First, crush the leaves of healing plants and rub them on the bites. Try crushed basil or calendula flowers. Home remedies for Flea Bites.

 

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Baking soda

An easy and popular way for flea bites is baking soda. It can soothe the itching shortly due to the naturally neutralize ingredient. It can also reduce the swelling or the risk of infection.

How to do: mix one spoon of baking soda with water then apply on the bites for about 5 – 10 minutes. After, rinse with the clean water and dry with an antiseptic towel. Repeat this process once or twice a day. In addition, you can also bathe with baking soda. Soak in the bathtub for about 10 minutes once a day and you can see the effect.

 

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Coconut Pulp

Mash the coconut up and put the pieces in the blender. Use the nice pulp to treat your flea bites. Apply the paste onto the burned areas and wrap in a towel for about an hour, and then wash it off. Repeat this process three times and you will see the swelling reduced. You should do this before bedtime at night and clear all in the morning.

 

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Ice cubes

You can easily find the ice cubes in your fridge and use as flea treatment. Firstly, clean the wound and surrounding area with soap and warm water. Put the ice cubes into a thin towel and place onto the bite for about two to three minutes. Stop for a while and repeat several times a day. You should not apply the ice cubes directly on the skin because it can cause burns. Home remedies for Flea Bites.
Limon

Lemon

Thanks to the analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties, lemon is used to treat the flea bites. You can cut the lemon and rub onto the bites. You can also rub the lemon peels. It can reduce the itching and swelling.

 

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Apple vinegar

Apple vinegar is a perfect flea treatment which can be found in your home. You just need to apply directly apple cider vinegar on the bite. Besides removing the itching, it can also restore your skin and help balance the natural PH.

 

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Oatmeal

Oatmeal is available at your local grocery or drugstore. Oatmeal helps to absorb toxins within the wound and soothe itching and inflammation. This powder is a natural treatment and safe for both humans and pets. You can also take a tepid oatmeal bath to treat the flea bites.

Do you think these home remedies effective and easy to apply? Tell us if you have other useful treatment and share this blog with others if you find it helpful. Home remedies for Flea Bites.

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