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Mosquitoes are one of the most aggravating nuisances about the outdoors, and their bites are irritating and down right annoying. If you have spent anytime in the outdoors, there is no doubt that you have had a weekend camping trip or outdoor adventure invaded by these little buggers. Bug spray will keep most of them at bay, but inevitably there will be a few that break through your bug barrier. What if there was a way to relieve their annoying itch, without the use of more smelly chemicals. Maybe there is, let’s check out the Bite Helper.
What is Bite Helper and Does it Work?
Bite Helper is a “wellness” device that uses a patented technology called “Thermo-Pulse-Technology” to get rid of the itch and discomfort of an insect bite. My interpretation – The Bite Helper has a metal plate that heats up (Thermo) on the end of a vibrating (Pulse) cylinder powered by batteries (Technology). Fancy name for a simple device.
“Bite Helper utilizes groundbreaking Thermo-Pulse-Technology that delivers soothing heat and vibration to the affected area increasing circulation and localized blood flow.”
The question is, “Does Bite Helper stop the itch?” As gimmicky as it may seem, it does work!
It is incredibly easy to use; simply apply the Bite Helper’s metal plate on the insect bite and push the activation button down and hold for about 45 seconds. The red ring light indicator (yes it’s on) will light up. The metal plate slowly begins to warm while the it gently pulsates. The heat and vibration is produced as long as the switch is depressed.
Finding an insect to bite you on queue is not always easy, when you need to test a product. But all you have to do is go camping and it is guaranteed.
After applying the Bite Helper’s Thermo-Pulse-Technology to the insect bite, I was left with a phantom itching sensation for about 10 seconds. I wanted to itch the insect bite, but I knew that I didn’t need to, strange. But the sensation did slowly dissipate altogether. Amazing, no more itch.
There were a couple of times that the itchiness persisted after the initial application, and I had to reapply it a second time. Which did result in the neutralization of the itch. With the temperature of the metal plate being able to reaching close to 120°F, it is important to let it cool off between applications.
I have to say that the Bite Helper is one of the most wonderful things to have in a family camping kit. When my family goes camping, it is inevitable that one of my children will end up with mosquito bites at one point or another. Rather than handing them a can of itch relief chemicals to spray on themselves, it was easy enough to tell them to grab the Bite Helper and apply it themselves. Invaluable!
The Bite Helper uses two AA size 1.5-volt batteries, which is recommended to changing at least once per season or after 100 uses, whichever comes first.
For the price of just $20, the Bite Helper is something that should be in everyone’s outdoor equipment arsenal. It gets rid of itchy bites in less than a minute and it’s great for kids, as it is pain-free, drug-free and chemical-free. The Bite Helper equips you with the ability to quickly take care of those pesky insect bites and keep your outdoor adventures comfortable.
For more information or to purchase, visit: www.amazon.com/bitehelper.