Yellow Jacket also knows as “bees” and their sting is highly painful and irritating. These are small insects but can cause a dangerous wound. There are several ways to treat yellow jacket stings. A sting can cause pain, swelling, Inflammation, and itch too. Try these quick kitchen ingredients to treat Yellow Jacket stings.
Vinegar: You can apply vinegar directly on the sting area. This will help to get relief instantly. Repeat this remedy 3-4 times a day.
Cold compress: In a bowl, take some water and put some ice cubes in it. Then dip a piece of cloth or towel in it. Apply this wet towel on infected areas. Repeat this treatment 10-15 times a day. You will get instant relief.
Baking soda: Baking soda is a natural method for treating yellow jacket stings. Make a paste of baking soda with water. Apply this baking soda paste directly on affected areas. Leave it for 10-15 minutes and rinse it off with lukewarm water. Repeat this after few hours.
Honey: Honey is very effective to treat yellow jacket stings. Apply pure honey on affected areas and leave it for 30-40 minutes. When honey dries out to rinse it with water. You can also make a paste of turmeric and honey and apply directly on affected areas.
Activated Charcoal: This helps a lot when stung by a yellow jacket wasp. Its inherent absorption property helps depict out and get rid of toxic substances from the body. When used immediately, activated charcoal will prevent swelling as well as pain.
Aspirin: Aspirin is also very helpful to treat stung pain. Rub aspirin directly on affected area and get quick relief.
Natural Herbs: Herbs like eucalyptus, calendula, lemon balm; tea tree oil, plantain, clove oil and citronella oil are extremely effective natural home remedies for Yellow Jacket Stings.
Onion: Onion soothes itching and helps to reduce swelling. Take a slice of onion and rub it on stung areas or you can also apply onion juice on it for best results.
Toothpaste: Only use white toothpaste for this remedy. They provide quick relief from swelling and pain. Apply it directly on affected area and get instant results.
Ammonia: Ammonia is acidic in nature and reduces itching and pain. Soak a cotton ball in ammonia liquid and apply on affected area. Repeat this if necessary.
Immediately move to a safer area when stung by yellow jacket stings. For quick relief try above remedies.