10 Home Remedies For Chiggers Bites

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10 Home Remedies For Chigger Bites.

Chiggers are a juvenile forms of a mite. Chiggers are only barely visible to the naked eye. Juvenile forms are red in color and have 6 legs. Adult chiggers don’t bite. It’s the babies, called larvae, that you have to watch out for. They’re red, orange, yellow, or straw-colored, and no more than 0.3 millimeters long.

They live in all parts of the world. They are most commonly found in:

  • forests,
  • grassy fields,
  • parks, gardens, and
  • in moist areas around lakes or rivers.
  • Symptoms of chigger bites include intense itching, and flat or raised red bumps on the skin. They sometimes have an appearance of a blister.