5 Natural Products That Stop Mozzies And Treat Itchy Bites

Basically a life-saver right now.


Chandré Davids |

Ah, summer – a time for days spent at the beach, sipping on cocktails while the sun goes down… and mosquitos. Aka itchy bites. As the weather heats up, the insects come out to play, but that doesn’t mean you have to be caught in the crossfire. Keep those pesky insects away and combat any itch with these natural products.

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Pharmacist Choice Witch Hazel & Rose Water

Witch hazel contains tannins, which acts as an astringent when applied to the skin. It helps to reduce inflammation, soothing the burning and irritation the bite causes. Available at

https://www.dischem.co.za/pharmacist-choice-water-witch-hazel-rose-200ml

Buchulife First Aid Gel

Instant relief from itching. Tick. Buchu to prevent stings or scratches from becoming infected. Tick. This first aid gel is made from 100 percent natural ingredients that have antihistamine, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. Available at

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The Apothecary Insect Repellent Spray

This spray acts as both a repellent and itch reliever. The mix of citronella, lemongrass, lavender and tea tree is great for keeping insects at bay and soothing bites. Available at

Bee Pure Anti Itch Balm

This balm has antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties, making it suitable for all kinds of skin irritations. Available at

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Simply Aloe Bitter Gel

Aloe vera is basically the cure-all – and those anti-inflammatory properties will make itchy bites seem like child’s play to manage. Available at

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