The lice They are small parasites that live on the scalp, where they feed on blood, and are usually a fairly common problem among children. Lice can be caught by coming into contact with an infected person (playing or practicing sports), dressing them in the clothes of someone infected, sharing personal care items (brushes and combs) and a long etcetera.
Two of themost common symptoms of a lice infection arethe itchy head and theappearance of red bumps on the scalp. In addition to the many drugs and chemical treatments on the market, there are natural and home remedies that can fight infection naturally.
The strong smell of garlic can suffocate the lice and eventually kill them.
- Crush 8-10 garlic cloves into a paste and mix with 2-3 small tablespoons of lime juice.
- Apply the mixture to the scalp and rub in thoroughly.
- Let it sit for half an hour.
- Rinse with hot water.
2. Baby oil
Another natural and effective treatment for lice is a mixture of baby oil, laundry detergent, and white vinegar (a little on its own).
- Put a little baby oil on the hair and comb it carefully with a lice comb so that the lice fall off.
- Wash hair with laundry detergent and hot water.
- Before going to sleep, put a little white vinegar on the hair and cover it with a towel.
- Sleep the night with the towel wrapped around the scalp.
- In the morning, wash your hair with our regular shampoo and apply a little conditioner.
Repeat the process for 2-3 days to get the best results.
3. Olive oil
Olive oil effectively suffocates lice and kills them.
- Generously apply any type of olive oil to your hair before going to sleep.
- Put a shower cap or towel around your hair to allow the oil to take effect overnight.
- In the morning, comb the hair with a lice comb.
- Wash your hair with an herbal shampoo that contains tea tree oil.
Salt can also be used to eradicate lice by drying.
- Thoroughly mix 1/4 cup of salt with 1/4 cup of vinegar.
- Gently and using a spray bottle, spray the mixture on the hair until everything is slightly wet.
- Cover the hair with a shower cap for two hours.
- Wash and condition hair.
Repeat this process for 3 days to get positive results.
5. Petroleum jelly
Petroleum jelly has a suffocating effect on marauding lice.
- Apply a thick layer of petroleum jelly (or petroleum jelly) on the scalp before sleeping.
- Cover the hair with a shower cap and allow it to work overnight.
- In the morning, use baby oil to remove the petroleum jelly.
- Afterwards, comb the hair thoroughly with a lice comb.
6. Tea tree oil
Tea tree oil is a very effective natural insecticide in treating head lice.
- Mix a small tablespoon of tea tree oil, with 30 grams of natural shampoo, and 3 tablespoons of olive oil or coconut oil.
- Apply the solution carefully to the hair and cover the head with a shower cap or towel.
- Leave the head covered for half an hour and then rinse.
- Finally, comb the hair with a lice comb (while it is still wet) to remove the dead lice from the head.
Note: Do not apply 100% tea tree oil directly to the scalp.
7. Coconut oil
The natural lubricating character of coconut oil will prevent lice from moving freely, thus preventing them from multiplying.
- First, rinse hair thoroughly with apple cider vinegar and allow it to dry.
- Once dry, saturate the hair and scalp with coconut oil and cover with a towel or shower cap and let it work for 6-8 hours at night.
- In the morning, comb the hair with a lice comb and wash with shampoo.
8. White vinegar
Another safe and affordable way to get rid of lice is white vinegar. White vinegar contains acetic acid that can destroy lice.
- Mix equal amounts of water and white vinegar.
- Saturate the hair and scalp with the solution.
- Cover hair with a towel or shower cap and let it work for 1-2 hours.
- Dip the lice comb in white vinegar and comb the hair.
You can also rinse your hair with white vinegar before and after each shampoo.
9. Sesame seed oil
Its antibacterial, antifungal and insecticidal properties make sesame seed oil a powerful natural remedy against lice.
- Mix 1/4 cup of sesame oil, 1/8 cup of neem oil, a small tablespoon of tea tree oil, half a tablespoon of eucalyptus essential oil, half a tablespoon of rosemary essential oil and 10 drops of lavender essential oil.
- Rinse the hair with apple cider vinegar and let it dry.
- Apply the oil to the hair and scalp, cover with a shower cap (or towel) and let it take effect overnight.
- In the morning, comb the hair thoroughly to remove the lice completely.
- After shampooing as normal.
Repeat this remedy daily for 1-2 weeks.
Mayonnaise contains a lot of oil, which has slimy properties that will suffocate the lice.
- Apply whole mayonnaise directly on the hair and scalp.
- Cover the hair with a shower cap or towel and let it take effect overnight for about 8 hours.
- Then wash the hair with shampoo and comb it with a lice comb.
Repeat this process daily for a week.
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