Fire Ant Bites: 6 (Natural) Home Remedies to Treat It Fast

Red fire ant worker on tree, closeup.

Fire ants are aggressive little creatures that seem to get a kick out of stinging humans. Individual bites may not be high on the pain scale, but when you’re bit by hundreds of these pests, you feel like your entire body is on fire.

A fire ant sting doesn’t require immediate medical attention, but there are natural ways to calm the inflammation and pain, and treat the fire ant bits eventually.

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7 Powerful Homemade Ant Killers: How to Make a DIY Ant Trap?

DIY Homemade Ant Traps

It’s easy to go to the local home and garden store, and buy a pack of ant traps. Most of the time, they work well.

But do you really want to put poison around your home? I didn’t think so.

The good news is that homemade ant traps are really easy to make: take something ants love, and mix it with something that kills them.

We’re going to share several recipes you can try and some tips on how to actually use your homemade ant trap.

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9 Red Fire Ant Facts That 84% People Don’t About

Fire Ant Facts

A fire ant on the white stone-like ground.Think the common house ant is a pain? Wait until you meet the fire ant. Known for their fiery bites and being nearly immortal, these ants are the last pests you want in your yard or home.

Before you start a war with one of the feistiest ants in town, you need to learn everything you can about them.  

1. What Are Fire Ants?

Fire ants are ants that fall under the Solenopsis genus. They represent just a small fraction of the genus, which includes more than 200 species across the world.

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