Antacid Tablets10 Surprising Home Remedies You Already Own
While antacid tablets are designed to treat minor symptoms associated with heartburn, these potent indigestion relievers also have the capability of soothing insect bites — according to Dr. Howard Sobel, a clinical physician in both dermatology and dermatological surgery at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City.
Tablets such as Alka-Seltzer can relieve unwanted bites courtesy of the aspirin ingredient which has the ability to reduce pain. Simply crush a few antacid tablets, add a pinch of oatmeal, and mix with water. The final product is a paste that can be applied liberally to the problem area.