Essential Oils for Bug Bites

Do you like spending time outdoors? If so, it's good to know the best essential oils for bug bites in case you get one. Here we've listed several essential oils that will help relieve bug bite symptoms, like itchiness.

Best Essential Oils for Bug Bites

  1. Lavender — Acts as an antihistamine and calms irritation
  2. Purify — Alleviates allergic responses to bites
  3. Roman Chamomile — Acts as an antihistamine and calms irritation
  4. Blue Tansy — Acts as an antihistamine and calms irritation
  5. Basil — Reduces inflammatory response 

Use any of these essential oils for bug bites by applying them topically or adding them to a roller blend. 

Topical use: Apply 2-3 drops to the affected area. 

Caution: Dilute Basil, Blue Tansy and Roman Chamomile with a carrier oil, such as fractionated coconut oil, when using these oils topically. 

Dilution: Use 1/2 teaspoon of a carrier oil, such as fractionated coconut oil, per 3 drops of essential oils.

Roller Blend for Bug Bites

Find the best essential oils for bug bites!
Take this essential oil roller blend for bug bites with you the next time you spend time outdoors! This blend will help relieve itchiness caused by bug bites.

Where Did We Find This Information?

All of this information and essential oil recommendations came from The Essential Life book  an essential oil usage guide! You can learn more about this comprehensive essential oil guide here.
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