Use dry ginger to find relief from insect bites

Insect stings and bites are common in summer. Bites and stings can cause swelling, redness, itching, pain and rashes on the affected area. Most of the time, the insect bites are mild and rarely  results in severe reactions. Dry ginger mixed with curd is the best home remedy for insect stings.

Dry ginger – Names in other languages:

  • Scientific name – Zingiber officinale
  • English – Dry ginger
  • Hindi – Sonth
  • Sanskrit – Sunthi
  • Malayalam – Chukku
  • Bengali – Sonth
  • Tamil – Sukku
  • Kannada – Shunti
  • Telugu – Sonti

No need to suffer, try this simple home remedy to get relief from insect bites and swelling.

Here is the recipe.

How to get relief from insect stings with dry ginger – DIY

  • 2 teaspoons Dry ginger paste
  • 2 teaspoons Yogurt
  • Water ((as required))
  1. Use dry ginger and yogurt.
  2. Cut dry ginger into small pieces.
  3. Add dry ginger to blender.
  4. Add very little water to it.
  5. Blend well and make paste.
  6. Take 2 teaspoons of yogurt in a bowl.
  7. Add 2 teaspoons of dry ginger paste.
  8. Mix well.
  9. Apply this on the affected area.

Apply this on the affected area and leave it for some time to get relief from insect stings and swelling.

Kalaivani Selvaraj, MBA, got her Master’s degree in Human Resources. Due to her interest in natural healing, she pursued studies in the field of alternative medicine and is certified in Aromatherapy by Isla Verde Spa Training Academy. Ms. Kalaivani Selvaraj is also certified by Stanford University School of Medicine in Introduction to Food and Health.