Put toothpaste on the bitten place, swelling and itching will fade soon.
Ice prevents scratching because it makes temporary mortification of the nerve endings. So, as long as you have ice on the bitten place, itching is gone.
You can put basil leaves directly on the bite. The aromatic leaf of basil contains thymol and camphor – two components that reduce itching.
Honey contains antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties that can quickly relieve itching and reduce swelling.
- Banana Peel
The banana peel mitigates the bite, and thus gradually reducing itching – doctors say.
Aloe vera can also be helpful against mosquito bites because it relieves itching due to the sodium bicarbonate content.