Anti-Sting Treatment

Posted on: October 30th, 2014 by
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Aluminium sulphate solution has long been known to counter insect stings. Unlike antihistamines this treatment is absorbed through the skin and denatures the venom before it has a chance to stimulate a reaction. Until a couple of years ago you could buy a small spray applicator under the name “Stingose” which contained a 20% solution of aluminium sulphate, but this has now been discontinued due to lack of sales. As no other supplier offers this simple remedy I have purchased a supply of aluminium sulphate and will be bringing it along to the January meeting with intructions for making up your own solution (free of charge).

Bernie


2 Responses to Anti-Sting Treatment

  1. Mac Rowley-Hawkins had this to say about that:

    I must have missed this particular meeting but would be interested in how to make this……….will there be a repeat or could you you pass on the recipe and instructions to make it.

    Regards, Mac.

  2. Bernie had this to say about that:

    Hi Mac, If you send me an A5 stamped addressed envelope I will send you the ingedients and instructions (no charge). I will contact you by email with my address.

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