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.
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If you are stung by a scorpion wash the area thoroughly and apply cool compresses. If possible, elevate the affected area above heart level. If you develop symptoms such as dizziness
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
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
The best thing you can do is to remain calm and call for help. The slower you can get your heartrate, the longer it takes the venom to get into the circulation. Also. lower the area
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