Tag Archives: Bites

Essential Oils – Patchouli – A Valuable Skin Remedy Good For Snake and Insect Bites

Patchouli (Pogostemon cablin) sometimes spelled patchouly, is in the mint family of botanical plants and grows as a perennial herb. The essential oil comes from Indonesia and India. This oil is often added to perfumes because of its aphrodisiac affect. Patchouli is used in the East generally to scent linen and clothes and it is… Read More »

How to Treat Bed Bug Bites

Scientists have revealed the preliminary description of the bed bug’s sialome – proteins in the saliva that allows the bed bug to feed on humans without fatal retaliation. Bed bugs belong to a group of parasitic insects that feed on blood. Their success in feeding undisturbed depends in part on the proteins in their saliva.… Read More »