Lake Louise in Alberta

How to Treat Insect & Wilderness Itches!

If you’re checking out this blog it is most likely you missed last week’s blog on Preventing Unpleasant Insect Interactions and have found yourself in a sticky, or itchy situation! Luckily we have a few great products to introduce you to, which can help you in these situations:

  

Solarcaine First Aid Lidocaine Spray

Solarcaine First Aid Lidocaine Spray is a cooling spray by feeling, but also provides fast relief from pain associated with superficial wounds, minor burns, sunburn, wind burn and itching. This spray also contains aloe and vitamin E to soothe and rehydrate dry and chapped skin. For more information on Solarcaine click here.

 

After Bite Treatment Pads

After Bite Treatment Pads provide convenient and fast relief from the pain and itch of insect stings and bites. The pads are individually packaged in compact single-use foil sachets making them very convenient to pack in purses, day packs, first aid kits and more! The After Bite formula is stainless and evaporates quickly leaving skin dry. For more infomation on the After bite Treatment Pads, click here or keep reading for an alternative option.

 

After Bite Gel

After Bite Gel is well known for fast temporary relief from minor skin irritation and itching due to insect bites and stings. This solution can be used to treat the itching and swelling caused by mosquitos, black flies, ticks, bees, wasps and other bites and stings. This formula is packaged into a convenient size to fit into purses, pockets and pouches. For more information on After Bite Gel, click here.

  

Calamine Lotion

Calamine Lotion is well known for it's pink colour, but in reality it does a lot more than look pretty! Calamine lotion relieves skin irritations and itching caused by insect bites and stings, mild sunburn, poison ivy and even the chicken pox. For more information, click here.

 

Tecnu Poison Oak & Ivy Cleanser

Tecnu is the original outdoor skin cleanser for removing poison ivy, oak and sumac oils that cause rash and itching. This product cleanses and decontaminates skin, tools, clothing, pets as well as other porous and non-porous items and also prevents irritation from spreading. For more information on Tecnu Poison Oak and Ivy Cleanser, click here.

 

Cortate Hydrocortisone Cream 0.5%

Cortate Hydrocortisone Cream is used for the temporary relief of minor skin irritations, itching and redness due to eczema, dermatitis, insect bites, poison ivy, poison oak, poison sumac, soaps detergents, cosmetics and jewelry. For more information on Cortate cream, click here.

  

After Ivy Poison Ivy Cleanser 

After Ivy Poison Ivy Cleanser is brought to you by the trusted makers of After Bite. After Ivy is for use after contact with poison ivy, oak or sumac. This formula is hypoallergenic and both, dermatologist and pediatrician tested. For more information on After Ivy, click here.

 

Bite & Sting Extractor Kit

The Bite and Sting Extractor Kit does exactly what it sounds like! This comprehensive kit is prepared for the on-site treatment of insect and snake bites. The kit includes an Extractor Pump for removal of poisons from snakebites, bee and wasp stings, mosquito bites and more. Additional first aid items include: sting relief and alcohol prep pads, razor and bandages. For more information on the Bite & Sting Extractor Kit, click here.

 

Life is Precious. Be Prepared.