Uses for Orajel
Uses For Orajel:
Bee and Wasp Stings
Because Orajel is a topical anesthetic it works wonderfully in instantly numbing the pain of bee or wasp stings.
Applying Orajel to the skin on top of and surrounding the injury can quite often prevent it from bruising because it helps stop the blood vessels from constricting.
Rubbing some Orajel immediately over a burn can not only take away the pain instantly but in many cases even prevent it from blistering.
Orajel can ease the pain and discomfort of cold sores due to its numbing ability. It is one of the uses even the company itself recommends.
While most people might not make the connection between a toothache soother and hemorrhoid pain, the anesthetic properties of Orajel will both help sooth and numb the area when applied.
When working on an ingrown toenail, Orajel can help numb the tissue around the nail making it much more comfortable.
Just like bee and wasp stings mentioned above, applying Orajel to insect bits will immediately relieve the pain and itch by numbing the skin.
Orajel also works well to relieve the pain and itch associated with poison ivy.
This is another remedy not commonly mentioned but highly effective. Applying orajel to an erection will help prevent extra sensitivity. Be sure to wipe off excess however so as not to numb partner as well.
Because of its numbing effects, Orajel can also be used to help relieve and numb sunburn pain.
Orajel works great when it comes to removing splinters (especially in children).Simply rub some Orajel over the splinter and surrounding skin to numb the area making removal of the splinter pain free.
* Warning – Recent reports have stated that Orajel might not be safe for children under two years of age. Please be sure to check with your own pediatrician before using orajel for teething pain in little ones.