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Natural Remedies for Treating Bee Stings and Bug Bites

Don’t let bug bites spoil your summer fun. Soothe stings and bites with natural remedies from your backyard or pantry.

When bees sting, they deposit formic acid into our skin, causing itching, pain and swelling. Treat bug bites and bee stings naturally with these home remedies.
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Yellow onion contains sulphur compounds that neutralize bites and stings, helping to reduce inflammation.

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