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Putting baking soda on a bee sting actually works!

Mix baking soda with water to form a thick paste and slap it on ASAP. "The sting is produced by an acid and if you put baking soda on as soon as you can, it neutralizes the acid.:

If you don't have don't have have baking soa, wet the effected area and rub it with an uncoated aspirin; the aspirin will help control swelling, pain, and inflammation.

- Submitted by DELICATE_LADY 6/10/2011 in Around The House | 1 Comments
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PINKLEMONADE5 6/10/2011 2:16:00 PM

    We used to put garlic on the sting and it seemed to work. It still hurt, but it wouldn't get too swollen.

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