Summer brings warm weather, outdoor activities, late nights out and unfortunately bug bites. No doubt you have been bitten at least once already, maybe even stung by a bee? Essential oils can offer quick relief for these itchy areas they leave behind.
If you have it access to ice, putting ice immediately on a bite can help with swelling and pain right away. Follow up with essential oils.
This roll on bug bite remedy packs a punch with 3 powerful essential oils. The oils used in this recipe are lavender, tea tree (melaleuca), and chamomile essential oils. They will help with the itchy discomfort of bug bites.
Lavender essential oil offers relieve from discomfort and soothes the skin. It also has antiseptic properties so it can lessen the chance of your bite getting infected. Tea tree has cleansing properties. Chamomile is anti-inflammation so that help with the pain, swelling and redness.
Roll On Bug Bite Itch Remedy
- 5 drops Lavender Essential Oil
- 5 drops Chamomile Essential Oil
- 5 drops Melaleuca (Tea Tree) Oil
- Fractionated Coconut Oil
- 10 ml Roll On bottle
1) Add essential oils into roll on bottle
2) Fill remainder of the bottle with fractionated coconut oil.
3) Place roller insert and cap on and swirl oils together to blend.
4) To use, first cleanse bug bite area, pat dry. Roll directly on and around the bug bite. Let air dry. Don't Scratch!
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Essential Oil Tips For Recipe:
-When using essential oils on skin be sure to use only high quality, therapeutic essential oils that are safe to use topically.
-Lavender, chamomile & tea tree essential oil are excellent choices for this recipe but you can use just lavender oil if you do not all all the essential oils in this recipe.
-A different carrier oil can be used other than fractionated coconut oil in this recipe. You can sweet almond oil or jojoba oil as a substitute, both are good alternatives.
-This is a perfect recipe blend to take on hiking, camping or outdoor trips. Also good for a home first aid kit.
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