Bed bugs suck blood for their feeding and its bite results in psychological effects, skin problems, and allergic symptoms. It is very difficult to remove them from the bed, so below are some tricks that are not only easy but also effective to make your bed free from bed bugs.
Here Are 5 Top Home Remedies For Bed Bugs:
Baking Soda Paste
The baking soda paste is very effective in healing bed bugs bite as it contains mineral and acts as an anti-itching medication. It can be prepared by adding water gradually to the baking soda powder, then apply on the bed bug bites and after an hour wash it with warm water.
Oatmeal Paste is effective in immediate relief. It can be made by soaking the ground or powdered oatmeal in lukewarm bath water. It facilitates in reducing the skin irritation and itching.
The water plays a significant role in relieving the pain and itching of the bite. Rinse the affected area with chilled water, which aids in reducing the skin inflammation. And, in case of skin swelling, apply the ice cubes on the bite area until the swelling gets reduced.
Make thick soapy foam with soft soap and water and apply the foam on bite area and leave it until it gets dry and keep it for a full night. The soap foam gives an instant relief from itching and also reduces swelling gradually.
The clove possesses antimicrobial, antifungal, and antiviral properties, which are favorable in curing the insect bites and also stings from wasp, mosquitoes, and bees. The clove and clove oil is very essential ingredient that can be used in bug repelling candles. To keep the home clean from bugs or insects, clove smokes or a small amount of clove oil spreading on the bed sheets is effective due to its powerful smell.