It's been scientifically proven that nature makes you a better person, and what better time to head outside than summer. Whether you're taking a stroll to enjoy butterflies, native plants, or some quiet reflective time along a pond, being outside helps you become more attentive, kind, and nurturing. But if you happen to step into a patch of poison or become a mosquito's favorite meal source, you may be the one needing nurturing.
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We combed through some our favorite Rodale home-remedy books to share the best ways to deal with summer bug bites and poison.
Here's some all-natural poison relief from The Big Doctor's Book of Home Remedies: