8 Natural Bee Sting Treatment Options

| 10/15/2013 9:13:00 AM

honey beeBee stings can be deadly if a person is allergic to the venom. If you or a family member is allergic to bee stings and gets stung, remove the stinger and seek emergency medical attention right away. Do not rely on a natural bee sting treatment alone. Use an EpiPen (epinephrine auto-injector) if you have one.

Any person who is stung by a bee, needs to be monitored for signs of anaphylaxis (life-threatening reaction). About 3 percent of people stung by bees quickly develop this condition. Signs and symptoms of anaphylaxis include:

Shortness of breath
Feelings of faintness or dizziness

If there is any concern that a person is developing anaphylaxis, call 911 right away. You can also take over-the-counter Benadryl, but this will not stop the anaphylaxis; it will only slow it. You must seek emergency medical attention immediately for bee allergy.

Non-Allergic Bee Sting Treatment Options

For a quick recovery from non-allergic bee stings, you have three things to do to begin the healing process:

1. Extract the stinger.

8/5/2018 5:21:57 PM

the oldest thing for stings snake bites and ants is chewing tobacka it draws out the posion it alsos is real good for a bad tooth ack

7/24/2018 9:04:50 PM

My mom always used three tree leaves. One of them needs to be an oak leaf, I think because of the tannin. We used it on a little bit that had forgott his eppi pen and it worked. My Dad had honey bees and he would take a bunch of the leaves and blend them up in the blender with alcohol put it in a bottle in the refrigerator for when he needed it for bee stings.

5/15/2018 11:07:03 AM

I was always told that vinegar was for wasp stings and baking soda for bees. Mixing acid and alkali doesn't make much sense. Use baking soda for bees!

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