Which chemical is injected into the skin of a person during the nettle leaf hair sting?
How can the effect of these stings be neutralised?
Methanoic acid is injected into the skin during a nettle-leaf-hair sting
a nettle-leaf-hair sting are acidic, as methanoic acid is injected into the body, which causes severe pain and an itching sensation. Applying a baking soda solution (a base) on the skin soothes the pain by neutralising the acid. Thus, the effect of these stings is neutralised.