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Essential Oil Remedies for Itchy Mosquito Bites by Mare Posted Fri 19 Oct 2012 2:27am I came back from China three weeks ago, where I had the pleasure of attending my brother’s wedding…and sleeping on my mother’s couch. I had forgotten how fun Shanghai is…as well as how mosquito-ridden. The first night, I did somehow remember to rub the couch down with lavender oil before I climbed onto it, so I was bite-free the next day. The sec ... Read on »
BED BUGS, DANCING DOGS, AND "DOG-TOBER".... by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 26 Sep 2010 12:00am As one of my friends here in Flagstaff told me yesterday, he's really looking forward to welcoming the month of "Dog-Tober" later this week. October is one of the many beautiful months here in northern Arizona and most of the local dogs are thrilled with the comfortably warm days and the crisp, cool nights. Our 2 best friends, C ... Read on »
Itchy Skin? Celiac Disease and Dermatitis Herpetiformis by Vanessa M. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Tue 09 Sep 2008 2:08am 2 Comments We all hate to be itchy. Every time I get a bug bite, I scratch my skin until it bleeds because I can’t stand the itchiness! But a bug bite is a small and almost inconsequential ailment compared to what many of us with celiac disease have to endure if we’re one of the few to experience Dermatitis Herpetiformis (DH), a common complication of the ... Read on »
28 Bug Bites. by jennybeanjcb Posted Tue 11 Aug 2009 12:00am At least. I'm covered in bug bites. I have no idea where I was around a ton of mosquitos or red ants or biting microscopic midgets, but I'm covered in miserable, itchy bites. It's worse than when I went camping, you guys. I don't know how this happened. I'm going to have to go get a giant bottle of clear nail polish. (the "venom" in mosqui ... Read on »
Dog Bug Bites by heru m. Patient Expert Posted Tue 11 Jan 2011 11:57am Signs and Symptoms If your dog is curious and active, as many canines are, it’s practically inevitable that he or she will be the victim of a bug bite or sting at some point in life. Even dogs that are not as inquisitive or active often get bitten by pesky insects. While in most cases bug bites are not serious for dogs, unless the ... Read on »
Bed Bug Bites: What’s The Worst That Could Happen by BerryRipe Posted Fri 24 May 2013 9:42am In the 1950s, everyone thought that bed bugs were gone for good. But now, the opposite situation is prevalent. The bed bug population in the U.S. continues to increase. People who have bed bug problems account for more than 50% of pest control calls, especially in states like Philadelphia, New York, and Cincinnati, where in ... Read on »
Treat Bug Bites with Brittanie’s Thyme Organic Bug Bite Relief by Jennifer Lance Patient Expert Posted Wed 29 Jul 2009 12:01am Here’s a safe family friendly way to ease the itchies from bug bites, Brittanie’s Thyme Organic Bug Bite Relief. I’ve had the chance to sample this handy little roll on and I keep it close to use during the inevitable event that someone gets bit by something. » See also: Erbaorganics: Heavenly Scents for Mom and Baby (plus BOGO sale!) ... Read on »
Top 7 Backpack Remedies: Plant Allies for the Trail & Road by Kiva R. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sun 15 Mar 2009 3:13pm My sweet friend, fellow herbalist, sister wild woman and student, Ananda Wilson, just did a lovely post over on her blog that’s inspired me to do something similar. I don’t have any cool little tincture wraps like she does, but I definitely have a set of my top 7 backpack remedies (that’s 6 tinctures plus a salve). I really did try to match Anan ... Read on »
Bed Bugs: A Chink In The Armor? by Dr. Mike Magee Medical Doctor Posted Thu 28 Mar 2013 10:01pm Posted on | March 27, 2013 | Back in  2010, Cimex lectularius was all the rage. Bed bugs -  nearly impossible to get rid of (having developed resistant to most insecticides); striking in the middle of the night and sucking your blood (you don’t feel the bite because the bug injects an anaesthetic and anticoagulent in ... Read on »
Have I Been Overdoing It? & I Hate Bug Bites by Alyson Posted Sun 01 May 2011 12:00am Have I Been Overdoing It? To answer my own question. Yes. All the amazing energy I've had for the past few weeks seems to be waning a bit. It's my fault, though. As my energy increased, I took to doing more chores and food preparation. I even went grocery shopping by myself a couple of times. (For people with ME/CFS, grocery shopping ... Read on »