If you have ever had chicken pox, poison ivy or poison oak, you can use the same home remedies for those as you can for flea bites.
If you have any of the following ingredients…
in your home right now, you will be able to make a natural remedies for flea bites that you have. You don’t need all of them, even if you only have one you will find relief!
Oatmeal (regular, not flavored, uncooked)
Lemon (fresh or lemon juice)
Aloe Vera (either the plant or Aloe Vera gel)
Follow the recipes below to get some relief
Oatmeal Bath: Take 2 cups of oatmeal and pour directly into your bath water. Soak in the tub for as long as you want, rub the oatmeal that is soaking in your tub right over the irritated areas or your skin.
Lemons: Take your lemon and cut in 1/4’s. Take the lemon wedge and rub directly on the flea bites. Lemons are a natural anti-inflammatory, let the lemon juice dry on your skin.
Baking Soda & Water: Mix 1/4 cup of baking soda with 3-5 Tablespoons of water. You want to make a paste that you can put on your flea bites. After you have your paste made, rub onto the flea bites and let dry. This will work much like calamine lotion would.
Cornstarch & Water: Mix 1/4 cup of corn starch with 3-5 Tablespoons of water. Just like the above recipe you are going to be making a paste. Mix the water and cornstarch together until a paste is formed. Rub directly on your flea bites and let dry.
Bath Water Remedy: Mix 1/2 cup of cornstarch & 1/2 cup of baking soda to your warm bath water. Rest in the water as long as you want. The mixture will help soothe your flea bites naturally.
Tea Bags: Take a wet tea bag and press against the irritated skin. Let it set on the irritated area for about 5 minutes. Tea bags are a natural anti-itching remedy.
Aloe Vera: If you have an Aloe Vera plant all you need to do is break off a leaf of the plant. Rub the soothing aloe directly on your irritated flea bites, let dry. If you have Aloe Vera gel, rub the get directly on the flea bites and let dry for relief. Aloe is a natural anti-inflammatory and anti fungal remedy.
You can continue using any of the above recipes as natural remedies for flea bites. If you want to use more than one, for instance, take a soothing oatmeal bath and put the fresh lemons on your flea bites when you get out, that would be fine.
Your flea bites should be healed between 6-10 days. Try very hard not to itch them as this will just cause them to become more irritated and possibly infected
You might like to read more about natural flea remedies to help get rid of fleas naturally and be done with the flea bites.