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Home Remedies for Head Lice


Head Lice

Lice are tiny parasitic insects Home remedies for head lice are effectual in overcoming the problemsthat typically infest your scalp. Louse is the singular form of lice. These parasites cause considerable itching and scratching of the head. Causes of head lice include infestation of lice in the scalp.

Lice are known to spread in a group of people, especially in children, as they are in close physical contact while in schools or playing. These tiny insects thrive on your scalp (lay eggs on shafts of hair) and feed by sucking miniscule amount of blood.

The symptoms of head lice infestations include itches and scratching that occur due to an allergic reaction to saliva of the lice.

Natural Home Remedies for Head Lice

These home and natural remedies can be used to effectively control and get rid of your lice problems in a safe, easy to follow, economical way.

  • Extract fresh onion juice and apply on the scalp, leave it for three hours to take effect. Shampoo your hair and give a good hair wash. Repeat this head lice natural treatment twice a week.
  • An effective home remedy for head lice is to use nit combs. After a bath comb your wet hair with a nit comb. It is also important to maintain a separate comb for yourself and keep it clean. This is among effective home remedies for head lice removal.
  • A simple way to get rid of head lice is to massage mashed apple on the head and wash with water after half hour.
  • After diluting some tea tree oil, apply it on your scalp and leave it overnight. It is among effective head lice natural remedies useful in removing and subduing head lice discomforts such as itching and scratching.
  • Make use of a shampoo that uses ingredients to get rid of head lice. After rinsing off hair shampoo with water, apply vinegar in small amount to your hair. Leave for five minutes and dry hair with a towel. This is a good measure to remove remaining nits.
  • You can use mayonnaise oil as part of natural head lice treatment. Apply it on your head leave applied for about two hours before washing it off with water.
  • Mixture of water and vinegar should be applied on head and kept overnight. Then wash it off. Do this remedy twice in a week.

Another effective natural treatment for head lice includes applying butter (one bowl) mixed with lemon juice (few drops). Apply and keep on scalp for fifteen minutes before a wash off.

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