Treating Painful Bug Bites with Colloidal Silver
Whether you're hiking through the outdoors, or out picking food in your garden, or simply rummaging around in your yard, there's a good chance at some point you'll get bitten by bugs.
Mosquitoes, ants, spiders, ticks, bees, wasps, scorpions – you name it – sooner or later you’re bound to experience a nasty bug bite and the resulting pain, inflammation and incessant itching.
Thankfully, applying colloidal silver can dramatically ease the pain, itch, redness and inflammation of bug bites and will help accelerate the healing process while simultaneously helping prevent infection from setting in. That’s because colloidal silver is not just an all-natural infection-fighter, but also a natural pain-relieving anti-inflammatory that soothes and heals skin problems with relative ease.
Here’s what you need to know…
Hi, Steve Barwick here, for The Silver Edge…
You can expect dramatic and quick relief from bug bites simply by spraying 10 ppm strength colloidal silver directly onto the bites and allowing it to air dry.
Or, you can simply moisten a cotton ball with colloidal silver and place it on the bite, then cover it with a bandage to keep it in place, changing it out several times a day as the cotton ball loses its moisture.
Better yet is to use a good, high-quality colloidal silver gel or cream directly on the bite (see Germ-Busting Colloidal Silver Gels and Creams).
Or, for seriously problematic bites, you can mix some colloidal silver with bentonite clay powder to make a poultice. After applying the poultice to the bug bite, the clay will help draw any poison out, and the silver will help heal the skin irritation and inflammation, and prevent infection from setting in. (See video demonstrations of how to make your own colloidal silver poultice and how to make your own colloidal silver gel.)
Sand Fly Bites
Finally, a nice lady wrote in to explain how she used colloidal silver on a scorpion sting. She stated:
“I was barefoot and stepped on the scorpion in the dark. When I got the light on it was standing facing me with its tail raised as if to dare me to try that again. I was able to capture it and looked it up on the internet, to find a photo identifying it as the most dangerous scorpion in Arizona and recommendation to go to the ER.
Pain, swelling and redness at the bite site began to spread. But at that particular time I was getting ready to move and had turned off my phone and sold the car. So, having no way to get to emergency care, I put colloidal silver in a dish big enough to fit my toes in, settled down to Facebook, and sat the rest of the night with the front part of my foot dangled in the colloidal silver.
Just as a precaution, I emptied the dish twice during the night and refilled it with fresh silver. By morning the spreading pain, swelling and redness was gone. The sting continued healing on its own with no further treatment and did not leave a scar.”
So there you have it. If you get a scorpion sting and you’ve got no way to get to an emergency care facility, this nifty little idea might buy you the time you need, or even save you from an evening of growing pain and inflammation.
Finally, there’s spider bites. A friend wrote:
“When I was visiting the Caribbean some years back, during the off season, our room in the highly rated hotel we stayed at was full of tiny spiders. Apparently, when guests are infrequent, the rooms aren’t cleaned as often, and the spiders move in.
The little critters didn’t bother my wife, for some reason. But they sure liked me. I’d wake up in the morning with spider bites from my ankles to my knees. It was awful, because while they were very small bites, they turned bright red and itched like crazy.
So I broke out the colloidal silver we’d brought, and began spraying it on the spider bites whenever they’d start to itch, allowing it to air dry before dressing.
And not only was the relief immediate, but it was fairly long-lasting, as well – often, the itching didn’t start again for four or five hours. And when it did, I simply repeated the process.
Most importantly, recent anecdotal accounts demonstrate that colloidal silver can help heal even serious spider bites, such as those from Brown Recluse Spiders.
For many victims of this potentially deadly spider, the skin itself begins to necrotize, meaning it begins to rot right on your body. Learn how experienced colloidal silver users have solved the problem and healed their Brown Recluse Spider bites, here: Colloidal Silver and Spider Bites
Make Your Own Colloidal Silver for Pennies
As you can see, colloidal silver works amazingly well for bug bites of all sorts – even serious spider and scorpion bites.
And thankfully, colloidal silver is not hard to find. In fact, it can be purchased at just about any local health food store, or through a number of online sources including Amazon.com.
However, it’s quite literally one of the most expensive and heavily marked-up nutritional supplements in existence.
Health food store owners, for example, often charge as much as $20-$30 for a tiny four-ounce bottle. Yet the cost to manufacture four ounces of colloidal silver is about 12 cents. Yes, I said twelve cents.
Of course, people are willing to pay through the nose for colloidal silver, since it’s safe and natural, and works so well against germs, mold, fungus, and even viruses.
But thankfully, there’s no need to pay such exorbitant
prices for colloidal silver, when you can make your own, quickly and easily, in
the comfort and privacy of your own home, for just a few pennies per
If you’re interested in learning how to make your own high-quality colloidal silver at home, for about 36 cents a quart, here are some additional short articles you might want to take a look at:
Meanwhile, I’ll be back next week with another great article on colloidal silver….
Yours for the safe, sane and responsible use of colloidal silver,
Steve Barwick, author
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