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Home Remedies for Relieving Mosquito Bite Itches that Residents Can Make in Our Apartments by The Villages, FL

While Florida is a beautiful place to live, and PepperTree Apartment Homes are a beautiful place within Florida to reside, when living in this state we must accept the fact that mosquitoes exist and that they will try to bite us. Ideally it is best to prevent mosquito bites altogether by wearing clothes that cover your arms and legs, or applying a bug repellent. But mosquitoes can be sneaky, and it doesn’t take much time outside during dusk or dawn to experience a bite or two. Here are some home remedies that can help to alleviate mosquito bite symptoms:

  • A freshly cut onion applied to the bite will reduce the sting and prevent swelling and redness

  • Toothpaste applied directly to the bite can calm itching

  • Aloe vera, a natural antiseptic agent, will not only help to alleviate pain and itching, but will also help the affected area to heal faster

  • A paste created from table salt and water will also act as an antiseptic, and will act as an anti-inflammatory

So, instead of running to the store when a mosquito bite occurs, you might want to check for some of these household items first. If none of these items are available, ice can also be used to calm itching and swelling from a mosquito bite, which all of our residents should have on hand thanks to the ice makers in the refrigerators of their well-appointed kitchens in their PepperTree apartments by The Villages, FL.

If you are not yet a resident at PepperTree Apartment Homes, but are interested in finding out more about our apartments that boast numerous luxurious amenities, contact us today or stop by the leasing office for a tour.