Thankfully, I have never been stung by a bee! With my phobia, I'd probably die from a heart attack before I ever had to figure out how to deal with it. But for those who might, some day, encounter the stinger of a wasp, bee or hornet, rest assured there are natural ways to alleviate the ensuing pain and itching.
You better hope the wasp, hornet or yellow jacket decides to leave you alone after the initial attack because their stingers, unlike the honey bee's, remain firmly intact. This means, if they are so inclined, they can continue to sting you for as long as they deem you worthy. The honeybee leaves his stinger attached to your body, so you should remove the stinger immediately. Then proceed as follows:
Wash the site with soapy water: "Do not squeeze, rub, or pick at the sting as it may cause an infection. If you have multiples stings or a severe allergic reaction visit the emergency room of the nearest hospital."
Apply the following to the sting site:
1. A paste of baking soda and vinegar
2. Mix a little water with Meat Tenderizer that has papaya extract, and apply paste immediately to sting.
3. Place a slice of onion or potato for 20 minutes.
4. Clay or mud has also been known to help. Apply wet and allow to dry on skin.
5. Crush the stems and leaves of the Impatiens (a plant most everyone has in their garden). When it becomes watery, place on the bite.
These remedies also apply to fire-ants, and most other stinging creatures.
Hopefully you will never have to use any of these, but if you do, good luck!