What is a Patient Information Leaflet and why is it useful?

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Boots Bite & Sting Relief


Boots Alternatives Bite & Sting Relief

To relieve the symptoms of insect bites and stings

A traditional herbal remedy

30 ml SPRAY

Read all this can for full instructions.

Before you use this medicine

Do not use

  • If you are allergic to any of the ingredients
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, unless your doctor tells you to

How to use this medicine

Keep the spray away from eyes, flames or heat.

Adults and children: Apply when you need to as soon as possible after bites and stings.

For use on the skin only.

Stop using this product if a skin rash or contact dermatitis appear.

If you notice any other side effect, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.

Do not use more than the amount recommended.

If symptoms worsen, or do not go away, talk to your doctor.

Do not store above 25°C.

Keep all medicines out of the sight and reach of children.

Use by the date on the base of the can.

Active ingredients: This spray contains Arnica montana tincture 1.2 % v/v, Calendula officinalis tincture 4.8 % v/v, Echinacea augustifolia tincture 1.2 % v/v, Hypericum perforatum tincture 2.4 % v/v, Ledum palustre tincture 2.4 % v/v, Pyrethrum pale extract 4.8 % v/v, Rumex crispus tincture 2.4 % v/v.

Also contains: Industrial methylated spirit.

PL 01175/5013

Manufactured for

The Boots Company PLC

by the MA holder

A Nelson and Co Ltd
SW19 8UH