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Head Lice And Natural Home Remedies

Head Lice And Natural Home Remedies ( Head Louse)
Written by Asma Rauf

Head lice are a common problem in school going children and adults. If any member of your family has lice then keep their combs, brushes, and clothes away from other members of the family. Mostly head lice come in your head through the direct head to head contact. In this article, I will talk about head lice and natural home remedies.

Children can get head lice from their friends, family members and strangers through close contact. Usually, head lice infestations are common among children age 3 to 11. Research shows that every year 6 to 12 million school going children are infected with head lice.

Mothers should check their children’s hair. If they find that their children keep scratching his or her head. Home remedies are very effective for treatment of head lice. First, you have to remove head lice from your head then lice eggs (nits). Scientifically we called them pediculus humanus capitis. They are small and wingless insects. Head lice spend their entire life in human head and feed on their blood. They lay eggs (nits) in hair.

-: Head Lice And Natural Home Remedies:-

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: In which situation lice transfer to your head:

– Head to head contact
-Sharing a comb and clothes
-Sitting close with a friend who has lice
-Sleeping in the same bed with a family member who has lice

: Home remedies for getting rid of head lice at home:

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You can get rid to head lice in few days with these home remedies. Home remedies are very effective for an infected person who has head lice. Here, I will give you some home remedies for head lice.

1-Lice comb:

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Lice comb is very effective for removing lice eggs (nits) from the head. Comb your hair every night. This lice comb can remove all the lice and nits from your head.

2-Garlic:

Garlic can kill all the lice from your head. It has a strong fragrance which can suffocate head lice. You need five cloves of garlic and two tablespoons of lime juice. Mix them to make a paste. Apply it on scalp for one hour. Then wash it. Do this effective remedy every day for the good result.

3-Salt:

Salt is beneficial to get rid of head lice. You need five tablespoons of salt and five tablespoons of vinegar. Mix them. Apply it on the scalp. Leave it for one hour. Then wash it with warm water. After that comb your hair. Do this procedure for one month. This remedy really works. Do it to believe it.

4- Olive oil:

Olive oil can give you help for removing lice from the head. You need some olive oil. Massage your hair with olive oil. Take shower cap or towel. Leap it around your head. Leave it all the night. Wash your hair in the morning with warm water, then use a lice comb. All the dead lice will be removed from your scalp.

5-Baby oil:

Baby oil is another useful remedy for removing lice from the scalp. Take some baby oil. Massage your head with baby oil. Use lice comb on your hair. It can remove all the lice and their eggs from the scalp.

6-Vinegar:

People use vinegar for killing head lice. They believe that it is useful for killing head lice. Take some vinegar. Put it in the bottle. Spray it on the scalp. Leave it for half an hour. Do this procedure daily when you get the desired result.

7-Petroleum jelly:

Petroleum jelly can remove lice on your head. Apply a thick layer of petroleum jelly on the scalp. Cover your head with a towel. Then go to bed. Leave it all the night. Wash it on the next morning with warm water. Do this for two weeks for the desired result.

8-Tea tree oil:

Tea tree oil made from tea leaves. Many people use it for removing head lice. This oil uses for many other things. But in the past, people use it for killing lice. Researchers are not sure about it. They need more approval about it. Anyways, take one tablespoon of tea tree oil, your daily shampoo and three tablespoons of olive oil. Mix them. Apply it on your scalp. Leave it for 30 minutes. Wash it. Then comb your wet hair. Daily this procedure daily when result found.

9-Blow dryer:

Blow-dry your hair also a good thing to do for killing head lice. You need to do, blow dry your wet hair. Then use a lice comb. Lice comb can put all the dead lice out from your head. Do this on daily basis.

10-Baking soda:

Baking soda can kill head lice very fast. Take some baking soda and half lemon juice. Mix them together. Apply it on your scalp. Leave it for 30 minutes. Then wash it. Do this procedure daily for good result.

11-Coconut oil:

Coconut oil will heat up your scalp which is helpful for killing head lice. Take three tablespoons of coconut oil and tea tree oil. Mix them together. Apply it on your scalp. Leave it for 30 minutes. Wash it. Do this procedure daily.

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