Oatmeal is not just nourishing as a breakfast cereal. It’s also an extraordinarily soothing skin treatment most any type of itchy condition, be it a rash, poison ivy or a bug bite. All at the ready with two common kitchen ingredients!

All you need to do is take some dry regular oatmeal, put it into a grinder and grind into a powder. Then take a little of the oatmeal powder and mix it with a small amount of aloe vera gel (or even plain clean water!) and make a paste. Smear that paste onto the affected area and allow it to dry.

You can also take about 1/4 cup of the oatmeal powder and add it to a warm bath for an all over soothing treatment. Ahhhhh……