Bug Bites 940 × 650

How to Naturally Prevent & Neutralize Bug Bites

This post may contain affiliate links, which means I’ll receive a commission if you purchase through my links, at no extra cost to you. Please read full disclosure for more information.

A simple, natural, and inexpensive bug repellent and bite neutralizer. It’ll help mosquito bites not itch and gnat bites not get infected.


Backstory

My first child has always loved to play outside. I remember when he was about 1 year old he was outside playing in the water table and I noticed he had some big bumps on the back of his neck near his hairline.

I kept a watchful eye on them and they continued to grow as the days dragged on. I took him to the doctor and it turns out it was just some nasty gnat bites. I never knew gnat bites could look that bad!!

After getting some topical cream from the doctor, I started looking up ways to prevent this from happening again. I knew keeping my little guy inside wouldn’t work so I had to figure something else out.


Supplies Needed


Instructions

Fill the rollerballs with Bragg Organic Apple Cider Vinegar with the ‘Mother’ and apply directly to bug bites. This will help mosquito bites not itch and gnat bites not get infected.

If you, or your child, are prone to reactions to bug bites, you could roll the Apple Cider Vinegar on them before going outside. For my son, we mainly focus on the nape of his neck where the gnats love to bite him. For me, I focus around my ankles where mosquitoes like to bite me.


Multiple Rollerballs Recommended

I started out with just one rollerball full of the Apple Cider Vinegar that I would move from my purse, to the diaper bag, to the house, and back again. It was a hassle. Now I see that Amazon has a pack of 12 rollerballs for what I would have paid for just 4 of them at the local co-op! It’s a great deal!

ZEJIA 10ml Roller Bottles 12Pack Clear Thick Glass Essential Oil Roller Bottles Stainless Steel Roller Ball with 2 Droppers
ZEJIA 10ml Roller Bottles 12Pack Clear Thick Glass Essential Oil Roller Bottles Stainless Steel Roller Ball with 2 Droppers
by ZEJIA
  • HIGH QUALITY-The essential oils roller bottles are made of corrosion-resistant glass which makes it thick, smooth, durable, and anti-shock. Not easily susceptible to leaking, scratches, or breaking. So that it could safely store various substances without damage.
  • GOOD SEALING-We adopted a Leak-proof Design" The Built-in Gaskets" for our roller ball part to achieve a leakage-proof function. Besides, the screw thread bottle mouth fits the cap tightly, which can effectively prevent any liquid leakage.
  • STAINLESS STEEL ROLL ON BALLS-The roller balls are made of stainless steel, corrosion-resistant. Roller-on balls can help your skin better absorb essential oils, provide you a massaging effect, bringing you a unique sense of relaxation!
  • SMALL OIL ROLLER BOTTLES-10ML roller bottles for oils are great for travel and everyday use and easily fit in a purse, makeup bag, or even a pocket! Carrying your favorite scents to go everywhere!
  • GREAT DIY GIFTS- Comes with 12 Pack 10ml empty refillable roller bottles and 2*transfer droppers. You can use our essential oil kits to create a variety of favorite essential oil blends!
 Price: $ 9.99 Buy now at Amazon

A natural remedy to stop the itching from bug bites like mosquitos and gnats.


Founder, Professional Blogger at The Way it Really Is, LLC | [email protected] | Website

As a mom of identical twins and a son two years older, I have gained invaluable experience in the realm, and chaos, of parenting. With a Master's Degree and Education Specialist Degree in School Psychology, I spent years as a school psychologist, helping children navigate through their educational and emotional challenges. Now as a stay at home mom and professional blogger, I combine my areas of expertise to help you in your parenting journey.

The display of the products was implemented with the affiliate-toolkit plugin.

One Response

  1. Sarah Hempel July 2, 2021

Leave a Comment