Bed bugs don’t carry any diseases to jeopardize your physical health, but they sure can cause some emotionally itchy upset. A bed bug is a tiny reddish-brown flat bug that feeds off your blood. And unfortunately, it doesn’t need to feed daily in order to survive.
Bedbugs search for their bloody victim at night and their bites leave a welt similar to a mosquito bite. Not to mention, these bite welts also cause an itching and burning sensation.
These bed buggers hide by day and come out looking for blood at night.
How to naturally get rid of an infestation of bedbugs is by:
- vacuum daily
- steam clean rugs
- wash bedding regularly
- clean all corners and crevices
- tea tree oil and water spray – bed
- apply very high heat – blow dry them
To help stop bedbugs itchy symptoms apply calamine lotion or an anti-itch cream, such as topical hydrocortisone. Do your best to not scratch your bed bug bites because this activity can cause a skin infection.