New Jersey Home Remedies for Wasp and Bee Stings

When you’re stung by a bee or wasp, you don’t need to get to an emergency room unless you’re allergic. For those who aren’t allergic to these insects, there are a number of ways to treat these stings at home. Keep the following home remedies in mind the next time you’re stung, and make sure that you have NJ pest control services take care of any bee or wasp nests on your property.

Baking Soda

Baking soda has many uses in your home, but did you know that you can use it for bee or wasp stings? Just mix some with water to make a paste that helps ease the unpleasant reactions that these stings can have, such as intense pain and itching. This baking soda mix can also help reduce swelling.


Putting toothpaste on a bee or wasp sting can also relieve swelling, pain and other symptoms. Apply toothpaste to the affected part of your skin for about 30 minutes.


As long as you’re not allergic to honey, this remedy can help your sting heal. All you have to do is put a small amount of honey on the sting, then cover it with gauze for about 30 minutes.

If wasps or bees are making your summer miserable, contact Allison Pest Control as soon as possible. Our technicians offer high-quality NJ pest control services, including bee and wasp removal.

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