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:

Itching/redness
Hives/welts
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.

Gardenbuzzy
7/31/2019 6:58:24 AM

I'm not a smoker, but I've found that tobacco is effective on a bee sting. I keep a cigarette in my first aid kit for this purpose. Take a small amount of the tobacco leaves, moisten slightly and squeeze/mash together and apply to the bee sting. I put a bandaid over it to hold it on. It tends to draw out the venom. Also, I've found bacon draws out the stinger if you can't get ahold of it. Put a bit of raw bacon on the sting and secure it with a bandaid. A little while later when you remove, the stinger will be on the bacon instead of in you.


bhornbeck
4/1/2019 5:15:35 AM

i've always just applied a fresh slice of onion over a bee sting until the stinging subsides.


william
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




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