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Activated Charcoal: Top 7 Benefits And What Science Says

It is surprising to know that something as black as charcoal can actually whiten your teeth. But, it's true. Besides making your teeth sparkle,...
nature has blessed us with so many natural ingredients to help us prevent such bites in the first place)

Natural Remedies For All Types Of Bug Bites Imaginable

As dusk sets in, the idea of going for a stroll in the park, going camping, or simply relaxing on your front porch seems...
Summer Allergens You Should Avoid

7 Lesser-Known Allergens To Watch Out For In The Summer

In one survey, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America found that 40 percent of children and 30 percent of adults suffer from some...

Non-Toxic Ways To Rid Your Home Of Pests

The sight of a roach in your kitchen sink, or moths hovering above the dining table isn’t really pleasant and commercially available sprays and...
Bed Bugs Bites Vs Fleas Bites: Differences And Symptoms

Bed Bug Bites Vs Flea Bites: Differences And Symptoms

Notice a group of small reddish dots on your skin? You could be bitten by a bed bug or a flea. While a bedbug or a flea infestation can be surprisingly hard to get rid of, it’s quite impossible to tell the difference between them. These bugs could also be carrying diseases, which makes it more than just an itchy proposition. To stand the best chance of getting rid of a bug infection, it’s important that you know what bug you’re dealing with so you can get rid of it more effectively.
6 Natural Home Remedies For Treating Mosquito Bites

6 Natural Home Remedies For Treating Mosquito Bites

Ice delivers a cold sensation that numbs itching and reduces swelling. Toothpaste can help cure mosquito bites too thanks to the combined action of the cooling effects of menthol and baking soda which is a popular acid neutralizer. Onions rich in quercetin acts as a natural anti-histamine, while the anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties of honey also make it an effective home remedy for mosquito bites.

This Is What Happens When A Bug Bites You

Summers bring with them beautiful weather, pretty flowers blooming all around and a desire to be outdoors. And let’s face it. All kinds of...
mosquito repellent essential oils

9 Mosquito Repellent Essential Oils You Must Try

What can you do to stop a persistent mosquito from biting you? A repellent, of course. If you are worried about the chemical repellents in the market, give essential oils like sage, thyme, lemon eucalyptus, lavender, clove, patchouli, citronella, catnip, fennel, etc a try. They are best known to keep the mosquitoes at bay.

Nine Types Of Insect Bites To Watch Out For

Summer brings with it the joy of camping outdoors as well as the horror of being bitten by creepy crawlies. We may smear insect...

Use Your Own Bug Spray For A Disease-Free Summer

Insect repellents prevent bites from disease-causing insects like mosquitoes and ticks. Commercial repellents contain chemicals that may cause health issues when used over a long period of time. Homemade repellents can do this without serious side effects. For instance, 1 tsp of castor oil, 8 drops of lemongrass and rosemary oil each, and 4 drops of geranium oil in a tablespoon of water can repel mosquitoes.
You Can Use Ingredients Available In Your House To Treat Bug Bites

Natural Remedies To Treat Insect Bites At Home

Summer is here and with her warm glory she’s brought a horde of insects that may be looking to feast on your blood or...
Bug bites can be painful, itchy, and sometimes harmful as well

Bug Bites And Ways To Treat And Prevent Them

Bugs and bug bites send a shiver down the spine whenever we talk about them. These tiny creatures can make our lives terrible. Bugs are...
Mosquitoes are attracted to body odor

How Your Body Odor Can Attract Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes are attracted to specific body odors. Interestingly enough, genetics might play a role. Identical twins have a higher correlation with mosquito attractiveness, while non-identical twins do not. While research on this concept is ongoing, until then, use natural repellents like lemon eucalyptus, eucalyptus, and peppermint oils. These options are safer than DEET, which has adverse side effects like skin irritation, redness, and breathing trouble.

6 Common Beach Myths You’ve Got To Stop Believing

Nothing says summer like a day at the beach. However, despite our undying love for the beach, precious little is known about beach safety....

6 Strange Ancient Home Remedies That Might Actually Work

Without the gift of modern science to help them out, our ancestors had to resort to other methods to treat their illnesses. They often...