20 Home Remedies for Bug Bites and Stings that Itch & Swell

20 Home Remedies for Bug Bites and Stings that Itch & Swell

It’s that time of year again! Along with fun in the sun, one often ends up dealing with insect bites and stings from mosquitoes, bees, wasps, spiders and all things creepy crawly. These home remedies for bug bites and stings are easy to use and feature common household items. You’ll be free of itching and…

How to Make a Salve with Infused Oils – Easy DIY Skincare
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How to Make a Salve with Infused Oils – Easy DIY Skincare

In this post I’ll show you how to make a salve with infused oils. Plantain leaf salve is good for insect bites and stings, removing slivers, hemorrhoids and winter dry skin. Plantain is a common lawn and garden weed. It has many medicinal properties, and can be used inside and out. Learn more in Broadleaf…

Broadleaf Plantain – The “Weed” You Won’t Want to Be Without
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Broadleaf Plantain – The “Weed” You Won’t Want to Be Without

Some may view this humble plant as “just a weed”, but once you learn about the wide range of benefits and uses of broadleaf plantain, you’ll never want to be without it. From nutritious leafy greens to soothing healer inside and out, this wild plant is a blessing is disguise. In this post, we’ll share…

Spider Bites – 6 Natural Treatments + Tips to Avoid Getting Bit

Spider Bites – 6 Natural Treatments + Tips to Avoid Getting Bit

Spider bites are generally uncomfortable but not dangerous, and may be difficult to confirm as spider bites because they look similar to other bug bites and the spider wasn’t caught in the act. A typical non-poisonous spider bite will commonly present as a raised welt – like a big mosquito bite. It itches and may burn…