Red Wasps belong to the wasp family and are normally found in the eastern part of the United States right from Texas to Nebraska. These insects usually are attracted to strong smells or bright colored clothes. It is common for anyone to get stung by a Red Wasp. A Red Wasp Sting is far less poisonous than a bee sting but tend to be extremely painful. An individual with a Red Wasp Sting may also complain of nausea, vomiting, fever, and dizziness.

It may also cause an increase in heart rate and a decrease in blood pressure. In some cases, Res Wasp Sting can also cause swelling in some parts of the body like the face, lip, and throat. If left untreated Red Wasp Sting may lead to potentially serious complications but fortunately there are some easy Home Remedies for it. This article gives a brief overview of some of the Home Remedies for Red Wasp Sting.

11 Home Remedies for Red Wasp Sting

11 Home Remedies for Red Wasp Sting

Below mentioned are some of the common Home Remedies for Red Wasp Sting:

  1. Ice Pack

    This is an effective Home Remedies for Red Wasp Sting. Immediately after being stung by a Red Wasp, you can wrap an ice cube in a towel and place on the site of the sting for at least 15-20 minutes. Repeat this every hour to two hours and you will feel pain relief and the swelling caused due to Red Wasp Sting will also come down.

  2. Baking Soda

    This is yet another effective Home Remedy for Red Wasp Sting. You need to mix baking soda with water and make a paste of it. Apply this paste over the area of the sting and leave for some time. You will get immediate pain relief and reduction in swelling due to Red Wasp Sting.

  3. Epsom Salt

    This is also quite a good Home Remedy for Red Wasp Sting. Mix some Epsom salt with water and make a paste of it. Apply this paste at the area of the sting. This will get rid of the erythema and swelling caused due to Red Wasp Sting.

  4. Apple Cider Vinegar

    ACV is a Home Remedy for many medical conditions and Red Wasp Sting is no exception. You need to soak a small cotton ball in Apple Cider Vinegar and place it over the area of the sting. The acid present in Apple Cider Vinegar will neutralize any poisonous material that may have penetrated the body as a result of Red Wasp Sting and will also lessen the inflammation and swelling.

  5. Lemon Juice

    You can also try treating red wasp sting naturally at home with some lemon juice. Cut a slice of lemon and apply it on the area of the sting. It will neutralize any venom present at the site of the sting and will also help get rid of swelling, redness, and itching due to Red Wasp Sting.

  6. Garlic

    This is a natural healer and can be a useful home and natural treatment for red wasp sting as well. Crush some cloves of garlic and add some salt to it. Apply it over the area of the sting. Cover the area with a Band-Aid. This will help in getting rid of the swelling and redness caused due to Red Wasp Sting.

  7. Onion

    This is also a very effective Home Remedy for Red Wasp Sting. All you need to do it cut a slice of onion and place it over the area of the sting for instant comfort from Red Wasp Sting. The enzymes in freshly-cut onion help break down the compounds in a sting that cause inflammation.

  8. Cucumber

    This is also quite an effective natural treatment for Red Wasp Sting. All you need to do is place a slice of cucumber to the sting site for instant relief from redness and itchiness in the area of the Red Wasp Sting.

  9. Olive Oil

    Application of olive oil to the area of the sting is also quite an effective Home Remedy for Red Wasp Sting. This helps in getting rid of the itching and redness caused as a result of Red Wasp Sting.

  10. Calamine Lotion

    Application of Calamine lotion is also quite helpful in getting rid of itchiness caused due to Red Wasp Sting and is an effective Home Remedy for Red Wasp Sting.

  11. Aloe Vera

    This is also quite an exceptional Home Remedy for Red Wasp Sting. It soothes the area of the sting and gets rid of the itchiness and redness caused due to Red Wasp Sting and hence is an effective Home Remedy for Red Wasp Sting.

Written, Edited or Reviewed By:

, MD, FFARCSI

Last Modified On: July 10, 2017

Pain Assist Inc.

Pramod Kerkar
  Note: Information provided is not a substitute for physician, hospital or any form of medical care. Examination and Investigation is necessary for correct diagnosis.

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