We share the planet with many different species, and some of them bite or sting us on occasion. Mosquitoes, horse flies, fire ants, bedbugs, spiders, fleas, bees, and wasps can cause nasty reactions with their saliva or venom, leaving us scratching ourselves and swearing rather enthusiastically. Fortunately, there are ways to alleviate this torment with the help of plant allies and a few household ingredients. Read on for DIY recipes to soothe those brutal bites.
from Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building http://inhabitat.com/herbal-first-aid-how-to-make-your-own-home-remedies-for-insect-bites