As I was walking back from the garden later this afternoon, I felt something hit my back. Then I felt a sting. Ouch! Man that really hurt. I remembered Holly (the bird expert) mentioning that baking soda takes bee stings away. I don't know what stung me...
I've never been stung by a bee or wasp before, so this was my first experience. I quickly asked Kevin to rub a baking soda paste on the sting since it was in one of those hard to reach places on my back. The paste worked immediately! Like a miracle cure. One for the books and worth remembering!
P.S. Since this post, Kevin and I have discovered that lemon works even better! Since we have free lemons all over the property, we are now opting to use this new antidote. The acid in the lemon neutralizes the sting immediately. We slice the lemon in half and simply press the lemon onto the sting and leave it there for a minute or two. And voilà! Good as new.
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