A homeopathic remedy for stinging and burning sensations. It treats the acute symptoms of insect stings & bites e.g. bee, wasp, jellyfish or bluebottle sting, spider bites.
The remedy is also helpful for mosquito bites and flea bites & sand flea bites from sand pits.
It eases the burning and stinging sensations associated with severe sunburn and hot water scalds.
In cases of severe and infected spider bites, use bites 30c instead.
|Remedy||Symptoms covered by specific remedy|
|Apis mellifica 30c||Symptoms include pinkish swelling, stinging, burning and itching sensations associated with stings on the skin, eyes, face and throat (including constriction). Can be used in individuals sensitive to bee stings.|
|Arnica montana 30c||Tingling, itchy, burning skin after insect bites or stings, where skin is hot, hard, shining and swollen. Tissue degeneration and septic conditions. Skin is painful and sensitive.|
|Belladonna 30c||Affected areas of skin may be throbbing and burning with heat, bright red in colour and sensitive to touch; inflamed eruptions of the skin.|
|Causticum 30c||Excellent remedy for burns especially when difficult to heal; itching and burning skin.|
|Histaminum 30c||This remedy acts as a homeopathic antihistamine and is helpful for itchy, red skin with swelling and weals.|
|Hypericum perforatum 30c||Known as “Arnica of the nerves”. Skin sensitive to the touch with tingling, intense itching and nerve pain. Useful for puncture wounds from insect bites/stings.|
|Pulex irritans 30c||Prickly, itchy sore spots e.g. flea bites.|
|Tarentula cubensis 30c||Useful in septic conditions e.g. infected spider bites. Fever and aching numbness; severe inflammation, pain and suppuration of wound; purple colour with burning, stinging pain. Hardness of swelling.|
One dose is 3-5 pillules sucked under the tongue in a clean mouth. This applies to adults, children and animals alike.
In acute situations, dose every 15 minutes for 3 doses then every hour for 3 doses thereafter every 2 – 4 hours as condition responds.