Bee, Hornet and Wasp Stings

Discussion in 'General Industry Discussions' started by mindset063, Sep 26, 2006.

  1. mindset063

    mindset063 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 57

    I was once told to use cigarette tabacco on a hornet sting. When I heard that I was doubtful that it would really work. Well, I got stung today and grabbed one of my smokes and ripped the tip off. Then poured a drop of water on it an stuck it right on the sting. Pain was gone in about minute or two, and no pain still. However, it did nothing for the welt. So, go grab yourself a pack of Marlboros for your first aid kit. It really does work.
  2. Rons Rightway Lawncare

    Rons Rightway Lawncare LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,164

    Hydrocortizone works really good to keep it from itching, that is the part of bee stings I hate the most... it itching!!!

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