In the Middle Ages, tens of millions died of plague, it is also known as Black Death, as it spread throughout Asia and Europe. Many cities were hit hard. London lost 20% of its population due to the disease in just two years between the 1600s. However, in the early 20th century, we identified the cause of the plague – a bacterium called Yersinia pestis but what does this have to do with fleas? The post will show you information about fleas.
Use green tea to wash flea burns
One common way to treat flea bite is using green tea. You can wash it with green tea, black tea, chrysanthemum tea or fresh or dried lavender tea. You can also replace it by placing the used tea bag directly on the bite.
Bathe warm oatmeal
Besides that, you can make it yourself or buy it at food shops or pharmacies. Important is warm water, because hot water tends to dry your skin. It is considered as the simple and effective way for treating flea bite. It is known as the best natural way for treating the flea bites.
Try wild daisies
You can make or buy a bottle of wild daisies and a few drops on the burn. You can also make your own make-up from fresh wild daisies and warm water.
You can crush a coconut and whole into the blender. After grinding, you will have a fine powder, and this is what you will use to treat flea burns. Rub the dough over the burned areas and cover with a towel for one hour, then rinse. You should do this about three times and you will notice fleas burn off the swelling. Furthermore, you do it again before bedtime and the next morning you will almost feel completely rested. If not, repeat this process.
Crush leaves and medicinal plants and rub them on the bite
You can also try to use thyme. You should remember that you can also use one or two drops of basil oil to the bite. In addition, it is the natural way, so you can apply the way which you don’t need to concern about side effects of the method
Wash flecked skin with warm soapy water
Apply insect repellent and apply ice packs on the burned skin to reduce swelling.
- If you do not have a pile of ice, just pack a few ice cubes into a stretch band or put it in a plastic bag. You can also use frozen vegetable bags.
- Place the ice pack on the skin for 10 minutes, then rest for 10 minutes. Repeat this process twice in an hour. Rinse again with warm water. Make sure the water does not get too hot as it can aggravate your skin.
Hope that the information will help you have an overview about fleas and simple as well as useful natural ways for treating the bite. Besides that, you don’t forget to learn more about the way to prevent flea in your dog and your cat if you are adopting. In addition, you can eat lots of garlic. For some reason, the fleas do not like the smell of garlic. Then cook the Italian food you like, or steamed French style, or take advantage of the good use of garlic with garlic bread. However, you do not let your dog eat garlic, because garlic poison the dog. Moreover, water spray with citrus fruit because fleas hate the smell of citrus. You can cut a lemon into thin slices, add some water, and boil until boiling, overnight and morning after spraying on the area where you suspect fleas are usually “spotted” (especially ankles and arms). This will prevent flea burns later and even smell you!