Remedy Details for care and relief of Insect Stings
Take and apply basil juice for the care and relief of Insect Stings
Effectiveness: 3.0Popularity: 16
Why it works: Basil is famous for its anti-inflammatory properties which can help relieve the swelling caused by a bee sting. It is also well-known for its effectiveness in relieving the irritation and pain due to the stings.
How it works: Take a teaspoon of Basil leaves juice 5-6 times a day. Fresh juice must also be applied to the affected parts.
Precautions: The above-ground parts of basil and basil oil are possibly unsafe when taken by mouth as a medicine for long term use.
Do not take large amount of basil if you are pregnant or nursing.
Basil might slow blood clotting and lower blood pressure. Use caution if you have bleeding or blood pressure related conditions.
Stop using basil at least two weeks before a scheduled surgery.
The self cure remedy of Take and apply basil juice for the care and relief of Insect Stings has an effectiveness score of 3.0 and a popularity score of 16 on the self-cure system.