Introduction: How to Get Rid of a Mosquito Bite
I am allergic to mosquito bites. When I get one, I am usually in misery for days with pulsing, itchy lumps that last for days. I've tried every over the counter remedy and old wives tale to find relief. This one really works. It doesn't just make it tolerable, the bite disappears! No bump, no itch, no evidence if the bite.
Step 1: What You Need
- Bentonite Clay
- Organic Apple Cider Vinegar
- Plastic cup or bowl
- Plastic Spoon
Step 2: Mix It Up
Mix equal amounts of clay and vinegar. I used a teaspoon of each and had plenty left over. (Do a tablespoon of each and use it for the best facial ever while you have it mixed up!)
Step 3: Apply
Spread clay mixture on bite, completely covering the affected area, about 1/4 inch thick.
Step 4: Let It Dry
Let the clay dry.. About 20-30 minutes. If the bite is on your face, you'll feel it pulsing, other areas not to much, but it's still working.
Step 5: Wipe It Off
Using warm water and a soft cloth, wipe off all the clay. The area will be red, but not itchy anymore!
Step 6: Gone!
About an hour later, the red is gone and just a faint ghost of an outline (which will fade over the next few hours) The clay is available online or at health food/vitamin stores. The vinegar is available at organic markets and some grocery stores. The clay also works with a paste made with water, but the vinegar works better :) So go back outside and stop living in fear of the dreaded mosquito!