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Bee Sting Remedy

by Sunlight Dancer, Friday, September 08, 2017, 01:08 (12 days ago) @ kathyMN

Kathy's question piqued my interest, although a bit late to help. For future reference, the gritty paste may have been...TOOTHPASTE.
http://www.slate.com/articles/life/shopping/2003/09/sting_operation.html
"One doctor I spoke to suggested that the glycerin found in most toothpastes dries out the venom concentrated under the sting area. But several others I asked said the tingle was a result of the alkaline toothpaste neutralizing the acid in the bee's venom. Either way, the toothpaste knocked Level 10 symptoms down to 0 in 15 minutes and held them below 7 for more than five hours, one of the only two remedies I tried that did so."


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