What's an easy way to relieve the pain of a bee sting?

For people not allergic to bee stings, a quarter of a teaspoon of meat tenderizer (containing the active ingredient papain) disolved in a couple of teaspoons of water (enough to make a paste) should be applied to the sting.

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Post-Crescent, 7-30-1985

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For more information on insect bites, see the InteliHealth article on Insect Venom Allergies.

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