Aloe Vera for Insect Bite Treatment

Aloe Vera for Insect Bite Treatment

If you always spend time outside and always longing for warm weather, but outside time means insect bites, you have to look for remedy and treatment for insect stings as well as poison ivy too. Aloe Vera is your best remedy. Adverse skin reactions to insect bites and stings from ants, bees, biting flies, centipedes, gnats, hornets, mosquitoes, scorpions, wasps, yellow jackets and other insects are caused by histamines in the human body.

When you're bitten by insects, the histamine rise to the surface of the skin to fight the irritating toxins left in the skin from the saliva or stinger that penetrates into the skin's surrounding dermal layers. And in order to treat  the itching, pain, redness and swelling that follows after you’re bitten, applying an Aloe Vera gel can help soothe the affected area. However, if ever you've experienced other symptoms like abnormal swelling, difficulty breathing, disorientation and increased heart rate, you should consult medical treatment immediately.

Aloe Vera Treatment

Insect bites can cause intense itching and scratching the affected area and surrounding it can lead to infection. Frequent application of Aloe Vera gel can help prevent infection and heal infection. Aloe Vera has powerful antibacterial properties that can effectively heal and soothe irritation, redness and swelling.

Aloe Vera has been known for its healing properties especially to human skin. For years, several skin care companies used Aloe Vera as ingredients to their products. Having an Aloe Vera plant at home is beneficial. It can help treat insect bite or sting, poison plant reaction, minor burn that needs immediate relief.

Aloe Vera for Skin

In order to obtain the Aloe gel, the Aloe leaf should be cut off to its base and carefully split open. Aloe Vera can be used for skin treatment and it’s very effective. It can also be used as treatment for skin problems such as acne, eczema, sunburn, flaky skin and other skin ailments. The Aloe Vera gel can be applied to the affected area directly for treatment.

Aloe Vera usually grows in dry and sunny area and it requires a little attention. The leaf contains 95% water and the rest contains a mixture of amino acids, anti-inflammatory fatty acids, enzymes, essential oils, glycoproteins, lectins, minerals and vitamins. Those compounds contribute to Aloe Vera's treatment effectiveness for burns, insect bites, rashes and wounds.

When you’re battling a bad sting or poison ivy reaction, directly apply an Aloe Vera gel in the affected area to help relieve the pain, swelling and immediately heals and smoother the affected area.

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