How Would Pioneers Treat a Scorpion Bite?


Pioneers would treat a scorpion bite by using a plant known as Western Mugwort. The plant is found near the western part of the country. They used it in different forms. These included its use as a poultice, or in tincture form.
Q&A Related to "How Would Pioneers Treat a Scorpion Bite?"
Scorpions don't bite they sting with their tails. A pioneer would not have found a scorpion since they are not found on the plains. HAD they gotten stung they would have wrapped the
Of the 1500 scorpion species, the vast majority are only capable of producing a local reaction similar in scope and effect to a bee sting. Only around 50 species are known to produce
1. Wash the affected area with soap and water. 2. Apply a cool compress by soaking the cloth or rag in cold water or wrapping ice in it and applying it to the site of the sting. 3
Not medical advice. 1.Wash the area of the scorpion sting with soap and water. 2.Apply a cool compress on the area. Ice, "More?"
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