Despite our best efforts as parents, it’s inevitable that our children will be recipients of the dreaded bug bite. Not that we adults are immune! But my youngest son in particular tends to be the mosquitoes’ favorite snack. Since he’s only a year and a half old, he itches those things till they bleed. I’ve been desperate to find ways to relieve bug bites naturally. Here are my three favorites.
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Lavender Essential Oil is incredibly soothing. Unlike most essential oils, it is gentle enough to use undiluted. Both of my boys love it! The smell is lovely and takes away the annoyance immediately. Just dab a bit on when needed.
Bentonite Clay is another all-around wonderful product for skin. I like that it stays on the skin for a prolonged period of time. It also draws out toxins so that bug bites heal sooner. It may leave your child looking like they put war paint on, but it does wonders!
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