- Rub chigger bites with an aspirin tablet, slightly dampened.
- At the first attack of a chigger, let a drop of ammonia touch the affected spot and cure is immediate.
- For Chigger of Mosquito Bites: Use an application of calamine lotion, which can be secured at any drug store.
- A simple remedy which usually kills the chigger after the first application is kerosene oil and table salt, equal parts.
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