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Does Peeing on a Bluebottle Sting Really Work? – Lifehacker Australia

For Australians living on the east coast, the possibility of being stung by a bluebottle is just a fact of life but does peeing really work?

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For Australians living on the east coast, the possibility of being stung by a bluebottle is just a fact of life. But the methods for treating a sting vary wildly, including the idea you can just pee on it to alleviate the pain.
Bluebottles are a species of jellyfish that menace Australias eastern shoreline during summer. The curious stingers, which grow to around 15 centimetres, appear like little blue plastic bags with long tentacles.
When a human steps on one of those tentacles, they release…

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