Our son was stung over the weekend while riding his bicycle. It was on his upper right leg, under his shorts. Poor guy was in such pain. We applied essential oils immediately to the area, followed with an ice pack. My oils of choice were Purification and Peppermint. Purification has been documented to neutralize the poison of an insect sting and Peppermint was chosen for its cooling abilities and to help drive the Purification in a little faster.
Because his bee stings were in an area that he couldn’t see, I took pictures over the course of time to show him our progress. We were very pleased with the results and wanted to share them with you.
I applied the essential oils about every 20 minutes, followed with an ice pack. You can see our progress in the images above.
Insect stings aren’t any fun. And for little ones it can extremely painful. Not only that but it hurts us as parents to see them in pain. Essential oils can help bring relief in such a short amount of time, which means smiles for everyone. :-)