copper for bee stings

News 92 FM—April 22nd, 2012

snopes.com: Copper Penny Bee Sting Treatment
May 19, 2009 . A couple of weeks ago I was unfortunate enough to get stung by both a bee and hornet while working in the garden. My arm swelled up so off to .
http://www.snopes.com/medical/homecure/beesting.asp

Copper Pennies and Bee Stings - Urban Legends
Apr 11, 2007 . Forwarded email claims that taping a copper penny over a bee sting (or hornet sting) will provide overnight relief from redness and swelling.
http://urbanlegends.about.com/od/medical/a/bee_sting.htm

Bee sting - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A bee sting is strictly a sting from a bee (honey bee, bumblebee, sweat bee, etc.). . toothpaste, clay, garlic, urine, onions, aspirin or even application of copper .
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bee_sting

How to Cure Insect Stings: 3 Methods - wikiHow
Apr 16, 2012 . A very effective way to neutralize the effects of a Bee or Wasp sting is to tape a copper penny directly on top of the sting. For some unknown .
http://www.wikihow.com/Cure-Insect-Stings

Pennies to help remedy bee stings?-Unproven!
Mar 30, 2007 . Use Copper Pennies to Take the Sting and Swelling out of Bee Stings-Unproven! Summary of the eRumor: A first-hand story of a person (some .
http://www.truthorfiction.com/rumors/c/copper-pennies.htm

How does copper remove bee stings
How does copper remove bee stings? In: Wasps Bees and Hornets [Edit categories]. Answer: Improve. it is a special chemical inside the copper that removes .
http://wiki.answers.com/Q/How_does_copper_remove_bee_stings