Natural Remedies For Spider Bites

Spider bites are generally harmless. They can cause allergic reactions, instant pain, burning, swelling, itching, rash, fever, and nausea. Black widow and brown recluse spiders can be very dangerous. These symptoms get worsen over a period of twenty four hours and sharp reactions are seen in the form of hives, shortness of breath, wheezing and weaknesses.

Moderate reactions on the body of spider bite like spot, itching, burning swelling etc. can easily be cured by home natural remedies.

Cold water Or Ice: It is very useful in reducing spider bite swelling to give instant relief. An ice pack may be applied on the area of bite to prevent inflammation and pain. It should be used without any delay to get relief from pain and swelling.

Basil: Make a paste of basil leaves to rub on the area of bite in order to keep the swelling down. It is easily available in every household to be used twice or thrice in a day to get result. It can be taken internally to get relief from pain or swelling.

Turmeric And Olive Oil: Make a mixture of turmeric powder with olive oil to make a paste to be applied on the affected portion to reduce swelling, redness of the bite and pain. Toxin will be released from the bite over the next seven days. It should be used twice or thrice daily to get quick relief from this problem.

Lavender And Vegetable Oil: Make a mixture of one teaspoon of lavender oil with one tablespoon of vegetable oil. Apply this on the affected area to get quick relief from redness, pain and swelling instantly.

Charcoal: Make a paste of charcoal with water and apply this paste on to the bite site. This is very effective in extracting the venom.

Potato:Potatoes are also very helpful in reliving pain and burning associated with spider bite. Make slices of potatoes and apply directly on bite side. Use a bandage to keep it over the bite side. This will draw venom and heal the wound.

Cabbage: Cabbage paste is extremely helpful in getting relief from spider bite. Make a paste of small portion of cabbage and apply it directly on to the wound site. Use a bandage to keep this on wound overnight. This will extract the poison out from wound.

Garlic: Garlic has antiseptic, antibiotic properties which help to cure spider bite. Apply a paste of garlic on to the wound site to get relief.

Turmeric: Turmeric also has antiseptic and antibiotic properties and is very useful in curing spider bite. Boil two teaspoonful of turmeric in one cup of water, wash the bite site with the solution daily three times a day. Paste of turmeric powder can also be applied to the wound site. Within one week wound will be cured.

If the symptoms are seen serious, then the doctor should be consulted immediately.

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