Home Remedies

How To Get Rid Of Fleas On Humans

Fleas quickly won’t attack humans unless you have pets in your home. Bugs attacks pets faster and when the population grows is it seen everywhere in your house. As female fleas lay hundreds of eggs, the population quickly gets increased. Here are some tips to get rid of fleas on humans

Strip Your Beds

Strip off your bed throughout and vacuum your bed thoroughly. Push the vacuum nozzle as mush as you can in your curtains, beds, and mates. Try to extract tiny buds, larvae, and small eggs from your bed clothing. Repeat the process daily until when you do not find any bugs in your home.

Keep Clothing Clean

Keep your clothing clean wherever you have. Once you find bugs started to fill your house remove all clothing from bed, blankets, curtains, cushions. Wash those clothes in warm water with baking soda and rinse in antibacterial liquids. Keep your area clean where you sleep so that you can get rid of flea bites during night. The bug bite in human cause more irritation and painful.

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Wash Yourself

It is important to keep yourself clean because it sometimes resides in your hair and dress. So wash your hair daily until the flea problem disappears from your home. Bugs may lay eggs in your hair, and if you don’t remove it earlier, you will be in trouble. Apply antibacterial oils or shampoo for your hair, so it is less chance for bugs to reside in hair.

Keep Pets Area Clean

Pets are the main reason why fleas come. So it is essential to wash your pet regularly and clean the area where your pet stays. Use little pesticides to clean the place on your pet so that bugs don’t come again. Flea bites on pets are also more danger, and your pet quickly falls ill so keep your home and pets clean so that flea don’t attack you both.

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Home Remedies

Home Remedies For Human Flea Bites

Humans are not in the list of fleas, but if you have a pet definitely at some point, you will experience a flea bite. The small tiny, wingless creature troubles human by biting and cause small, hard, red, slightly raised itching spot with no swelling. People reacts for the bit by scratching it and leads to bleeding of blood, but you should not do that. There are some home remedies to be treated for human flea bites.

 Cold Pack

The Human Flea bites are itchy and painful. Excessive scratching in the spot damages the skin and leads to infection. Apply a cold pack to the area of the wound, which helps to stop itching and reduce pain. The cold temperature helps in soothing itching sensation and reduce swelling.

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  • Clean the bitten area with warm Dettol water
  • Wrap few ice cubes in thick cloth
  • Apply ice pack in the area for 2 to 3 minutes
  • Repeat the process for about 10 – 15 minutes per day

Baking Soda

Baking soda being a natural acid neutralizer provides instant relief from pain and itching. It also reduces swelling and risk of infection.

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  • Mix 1 cup of baking soda with water and apply the paste to the affected area. Leave this for 5 to 10 min then rinse it off with cold water. Do this 1 or 2 times per day.
  • Alternatively, add 1 cup of baking soda in the bathtub and rinse the area well for about 10 min. It soothes the pain.

Aloe Vera

Aloe vera has much medicinal property, and one among them is it relieves the pain. The anti-inflammatory property in aloe vera reduces itching and swelling.

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  • Cut the small piece of aloe vera leaf and extract gel
  • Rub the gel gently in the area affected
  • Leave the gel for about 15 min and rinse with lukewarm water
  • Repeat the process 2 or 3 times per day.