Natural Remedy for Bee Stings
Most bee stings cause localized swelling, redness, and acute pain that may throb or burn. This is a reaction to the insect’s venom. However, some people are highly allergic to the insect venom, and if they are stung, a very severe reaction can occur. These natural remedies below are for sting bites that are minor and with little irritation. Anyone experiencing severe reactions should call 911 immediately.
- Poultices made from comfrey and white oak bark and leaves can ease pain and promote healing. (Comfrey is recommended for external use only)
- Take echinacea and / pr goldenseal in tea or capsule form to boost immune function.Goldenseal is a natural antibiotic and functions well as a poultice.
- Juniper tea cleanses the venom from the internal system,, and can also make an excellent external pout ice when the berries are crushed and applied to the sting.