What Are Your Mosquito Bite Remedies?
Summer in Ocean County is great for spending time outdoors. But one thing that comes with the sun and fun is mosquitoes and other biting bugs.
I spent a good bit of time this past weekend working on my patio and enjoyed sitting out there to admire my work on Saturday night. But, by Sunday I was paying the price with a number of bug bites.
Of course, the conventional wisdom is to leave them alone and they'll go away soon enough, but it's already Tuesday and I still have a couple of bug bites on my ankles that are absolutely driving me nuts.
I've tried the official remedies - creams and anti-histamines, but I've only gotten limited relief.
You're only supposed to use the creams every couple of hours, and of course most anti-histamines make you drowsy.
So in the meantime I need your help! What are your home remedies for dealing with itchy bug bites? Tell us in the comments section!