Charcoal Capsules for Bug Bites

I would like to share a great tip I found for those nasty bites that make our skin swell up. Take two charcoal capsules, split them, and put the powder into a small dish. Mix to a paste with a few drops of cold water, then spread onto the bite leave on for half an hour then wash off in tepid water. It's a bit messy, I know, but this really works and takes the poison and swelling down.

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Source: Homemade Alternative Recipe Book

By irisheyes

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August 8, 20100 found this helpful

I've never heard of charcoal capsules. Where would you find these?

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