Sugar for insect bites

Required material

Some sugar

Application

It can help to rub some sugar onto itchy insect bites. The sugar can be washed off after about 5 minutes. This relieves the itching and helps the swelling go down.

Effect

Sugar can have the following effects:

  • Relieves itching
  • Reduces swelling

Helps against

Itching (insect bite), insect sting

Synonyms

sugar for insect bites, sugar for insect stings

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