Lana Farson, M.S., L.Ac., Licensed Acupuncturist and Herbalist

Natural Remedies for Bee Stings

Some people have very serious reactions to stings and need to be taken to the hospital right away.  However, most peopleflying bee do well with these home herbal treatments.

Sometimes a sting needs to be tended to several times a day for even up to two days. This means the herbal remedy may need to be removed after several hours and applied fresh again.  A large bandaid or gauze pad can be secured over the poultice so that the remedies stay in place when moving about.

External Natural Remedies

  • Herbal clays – mix with a little water to make a paste.  (See related blog on ‘Remedies Made with Clay’)
  • Tobacco – remove tobacco from a cigarette , crumble & mix with water or honey to make an external poultice
  • Baking soda – mix with a little water to make a paste
  • Plantain poultice – crush & mix this herb with water or honey to make an external poultice
  • Honey – honey is antiseptic & can be used directly on the sting

8 Comments

  1. Prashanti says:

    i used plaintain with baking soda, 1 drp each of lavender, helicrysum lemon, changed the gauze every 30 minutes with a new one, add some cool water to make a paste. No swelling or pain.

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