Many people react negatively to insect bites. Most have only a minor allergic reaction, such as itching and swelling of the area around the bite. Others, like my 5 year old daughter, have a much stronger allergic reaction to an insect bite, developing huge red bumps, accompanied by terrible itching and swelling. My daughter even refused to eat and could not sleep well for several days after receiving such bites. Once, she had up to ten bleeding bites on her head that would not heel for a week. Some people even experience swelling of the entire body or go into anaphylactic shock.
An allergic reaction can result from any insect bite; including those from mosquitoes, bees, wasps, spiders, flees, nets, ticks, etc.
Well known, and obvious, steps to avoiding allergic reaction to insects’ bites include:
- completely avoiding all insects;
This is hard, if not impossible, to achieve as we are normally surrounded by all types of insects. The only solution to avoiding all insects is to live in a 100% sealed sterilized house, refusing to venture outdoors.
- limiting outdoor activities;
Insects basically control your outdoor life. It is possible for adults to limit and/or regulate their outdoor activities as they are more disciplined. However, this is very challenging for children, who just want to maximize and enjoy their play time outdoors. For example, my daughter is a devoted dragonfly lover, spending hours outdoors looking for them in the backyard. Since dragonflies are usually found at places full of mosquitoes, my little girl often to the recipient of nasty mosquito bites.
- wearing protective clothing such as long-sleeved shirts, trousers, hats, etc.
This is not practical for day to day activities in hot and or muggy areas, where people normally try to wear the minimal of clothing.
- wearing insect repellant;
Most popular insect repellents contain diethylmetatoluamide (“DEET”). DEET works by paralyze the insect’s respiratory system, resulting in almost immediate death of the insect. However, many people are sensitive to insect sprays containing DEET. Luckily, there are alternative natural, safe insect repellents available on the market.
Unfortunately most of the above steps only reduce the chances of being bitten by insects resulting in allergic reactions.
On the other hand, Nambudripad’s Allergy Elimination Techniques (‘NAET’) holistic allergy treatment actually prevents the allergic reaction to bites, negating the need to avoid contact with insects.
In her book “Say Good-Bye to Illness”, Dr. Nambudripad gives several examples of successfully eliminating insect bite allergies through NAET.
In extreme cases, untreated allergy resultant from insect bites may lead to serious sicknesses, including cancer. One of the cases highlighted by Dr. Nambudripad truly amazed me. It is about a man from North Carolina who was stung many times by wasps while painting his houses. He subsequently developed cancer and was given only 6 months to live. He refused all the traditional cancer treatments, instead, relying on holistic NAET treatment for various allergies, including wasp stings.
A year later, at the clinic where he was first diagnosed with a cancer, his Western doctor was absolutely amazed at the man’s condition stating ‘it was a miracle that his cancer had gone into remission’. Dr. Nambudripad explained that it was the repeated injection of wasp venom into the man’s body that caused the cancer. When treated for the wasp toxin, the man’s body created the antidote to destroy the wasp venom. His carcinoma was the side effect of the wasp stings.
Following are the two steps that will help you prevent allergy to insect bites:
1. Treat allergy to insect bites with NAET holistic treatment. I describe how to do this properly in my post “How to Become Allergy Free – 5 Steps You Need to Know”.
My husband, daughter and I were treated to insect bite allergy through NAET. Since then, none of us have had an allergic reaction to insect bites.
2. Since insects, especially mosquitoes, transmit disease like malaria, it is essential to minimize the chance of being bitten. Using 100 % natural and organic anti-bug shake & spray like Badger provides such protection.
Aroma of Citronella, Rosemary, and Wintergreen essential oils of Badger’s main ingredients naturally repel insects. It is safe and extremely effective for the whole family. Apply it anytime you go camping, fishing or playing outside. My family, friends and neighbors are very happy with this product.
If you have serious allergic reaction to insect bites, or do not want to experience any discomfort from insect bites, please follow the above steps.
If you have any questions, please leave them below. I will be sure to get back to you within next 24 hours (often much quicker). Enjoy a great weather outdoors.
To your good health,