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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 »
Tips to Stop Mosquito Bite Itching by Robin P. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 29 Aug 2009 10:08pm Remedies for itching mosquito bites! This summer in Minnesota has been on the cool side with little rain. That means we didn't fight mosquitoes - until this past week when we were camping. The pesky mosquitoes were out for blood - OURS! I keep a bottle of water and Eucalyptus Essential Oil to help repel the bugs. Since bugs have not b ... 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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Don’t Let the Bed Bugs Bite by Sondra .. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 09 Oct 2010 8:11am “Don’t let the bed bugs bite, but if they do, hit ‘em with a shoe and they’ll turn black and blue.” When I was little, we’d joke about bed bugs, not really knowing that they were real or what they looked like, but now, seeing images of them on the news over the past few months, I realize that I need to do something about them, before they eve ... Read on »