We all know those annoying reddish swellings you wake up to most nights.  Mosquito bites! Yes! Those swellings can be as annoying as the insects themselves, if not more.

We usually can’t stop itching and end up leaving scars on our beautiful skin. What if we told you that you could get rid of them as soon as you notice them, right there in your very home?

The most important part though is to try as hard as possible, not to scratch it, no matter how badly you want to.  You must remember to cover up if mosquitoes are completely unavoidable.

As preventive measures, make use of insecticides, repellents, and mosquitoes nets, as is to your preference,

5 remedies for mosquito bites

Salt: Make a paste of salt and water, apply to affected area, leave for 3 minutes. Rinse off with Lukewarm  water.

Ice: simply apply ice to affected areas.

Alcohol: Dab some alcohol unto a swab of cotton wool. Apply to affected area. Thus might stung a bit at first, but relief is almost instant.

Aleovera: Cut out  the meaty portion of the aloe vera stalk, squeeze the paste into a container. Keep in the refrigerator to cool then apply on the affected area. Rinse off with cold water.

Toothpaste: Pepper mint toothpastes work best for this method. Simply apply a small amount of toothpaste on the affected area. Leave it to dry out for about 10 minutes then rinse off with lukewarm water.