Northern California Coastal & Inland Valleys
Tool or Gardening Product
Therapik is a compact, battery-powered tool that relieves the pain of insect bites by heating the immediate area surrounding the bite. (Eastern medicine has relied on heat to treat insect bites for thousands of years.) The Therapik treats pain associated with stings from insects such as bees, wasps, and hornets. The soothing heat also provides effective relief from the itching and irritation of flea and mosquito bites and contact with stinging nettles.
Therapik destroys the venom by raising the temperature of the tissue at the point of application. Twenty to thirty seconds of heat from the device is enough to relieve the discomfort from most insect bites. It's available for $12.95 at: http://www.buytherapik.com.
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