Homemade Tips To Get Rid Of Lice


This is the common lot of all parents at a time when another school year, your child is sure to come home with lice. This is not health is at issue here, have lice happens to everyone.


Lice are insects measuring 1.6 millimeters long and living near the skull where they lay eggs.

Although lice can infest anyone, regardless of age, they are more common among children 3 to 14 years. They are easily spread from one person to another by contact with contaminated hair brushes, combs, clothing or bedding. The symptoms of itching and sometimes red bumps on the skull.

If a member of your family has lice, you need to take care of the problem immediately. Comb the hair of the person infected with a fine tooth comb is a good start.
Natural methods that follow to get rid of lice can take time and are more effective when the problem is caught early.

1. Vinegar

Vinegar is an easy and effective way to get rid of lice, thanks to the large amount of acetic acid it contains. He not only kills the lice, but it dissolves their bodies. The following treatments should be performed two or three times per week for two months. You need to carefully comb your hair with a fine comb after using them.

- Mix equal amounts of vinegar and mineral oil. Apply this solution on the scalp and hair before bedtime. Cover your head with a shower cap and leave on all night. Next morning, wash your hair with regular shampoo.

- You can also dilute the vinegar with an equal amount of water and use this solution to rinse your hair after shampooing. Let stand 10 minutes, then rewash your hair with clean water.

2. Mayonnaise

Mayonnaise is also a popular treatment against lice is to kill them in the stuffy.

1. Cover your hair thoroughly mayonnaise.
2. Cover your head with a plastic or a charlotte, then wrap it with a towel.
3. Let stand for 5-6 hours minimum.
4. Wash your hair with your regular shampoo.
5. Dry your hair with a blow dryer, hot air being assured that the lice are dead.
6. Paint with a fine comb to remove dead lice and nits.
7. Repeat this every week for about two months.

4. Coconut oil

This cooking ingredient has also the power to suffocate the lice. In addition, it is excellent for the health and beauty of your hair.

1. Heat three teaspoon of coconut oil and add a pinch of camphor.
2. Apply the oil on your head and rub your head.
3. Cover your head with a charlotte and let sit overnight.
4. Next morning, wash your hair and comb it with a fine tooth comb.
5. Use this treatment for five days.

4. Onions

Thanks to their high sulfur, onions are very effective in killing lice.

1. Spend five onions in a blender so as to make a paste.
2. Place the dough in a sieve and press with a spoon to extract juice.
3. Massage your skull with this juice and cover your head with a charlotte.
4. Allow at least two hours.
5. Wash your hair with warm water.
6. Have a comb through your hair to remove dead lice.
7. Repeat this treatment three days straight, then once a week for two months.

5. The tea tree oil

Tea tree oil is a natural insecticide that kills lice and calm itching.

- Mix a drop of tea tree to 6 teaspoons of shampoo. Wash your hair with this mixture, then rinse. After drying your hair, untangle them with a fine comb. Use this shampoo for at least two months.

- Mix 3 teaspoons of olive oil and tree oil teaspoon. You can also add a tablespoon of eucalyptus oil. Apply this solution on the hair and skull. Let stand for 20 to 30 minutes, then rinse. Use this solution twice a week for a month or two.

Note: Be careful using tea tree oil as it is powerful.

6. Lemon juice

Lemon juice can get rid of lice and nits due to its acidity. It is also effective as a preventive treatment.

- Apply fresh lemon juice on the skull. Leave on for 30 minutes, then rinse with vinegar and warm water. Use this method once a week to remove the lice.

- You can also mix a teaspoon of lemon juice and four cloves of garlic to form a paste that you apply on your head. Massage, then wrap your head with a towel as you leave for ½ hour. Rinse with water and shampoo. Use this method five days in a row.

7. Neem

Neem, also known as the lilac name of India, is a natural insecticide. It can gets rid of lice, but also irritation of the skull that accompany them.
Make a paste from neem leaves and apply it on the hair and skull. Let dry, then rinse. Use this method twice a week for two months.

- You can also massage your hair and skull with pure neem oil. Let stand for at least an hour. Make a shampoo. When your hair is dry, run a fine comb to remove lice and nits. Use this treatment three times a week for one to two months.

- You can also grind the seeds of the neem tree. Throw enough peanut oil to make a thick paste. Apply it on the scalp and leave on all night. Wash your hair the next morning. Repeat this every week for two months.

8. 90 ° alcohol

The 90 ° alcohol, a solvent containing 70% isopropanol, or pure alcohol, is a powerful disinfectant, effective in killing lice.

1. You bend over a tub or bowl and pour a little alcohol at 90 ° on your head.
2. Using your fingers, spread alcohol on your head and your hair.
3. Let stand for a few minutes.
4. Apply a conditioner.
5. Comb hair with a fine tooth comb.
6. shampoo.
7. Use this treatment once a week for a month or two.

9. Vaseline

1. Apply a thick layer of Vaseline on the scalp and hair.
2. Cover your head with a snug charlotte.
3. Leave on overnight.
4. The next morning, use baby oil to remove Vaseline.
5. Carefully wash your hair with your regular shampoo.
6. Once dry, remove the lice with a fine comb.
7. Repeat once a week for a month or two.

10. Almonds

According to Ayurveda, almonds are one of the most effective treatments for getting rid of lice.

1. Made Soak 10 almonds in water overnight.
2. The next day, peel and grind them into a thick paste.
3. Add two teaspoons of lemon juice.
4. Apply to hair.
5. Leave on for 2 hours.
6. Rinse your hair with cold water.
7. Use this treatment once a week for two months.

Additional tips:

- Do not share your belongings with people contaminated.
- Keep your combs and brushes used by affected persons separated from others.
- After your treatment, wash in hot water all clothing and bedding used by the affected person.
- Lock in sealed bags in non-washable business used by the affected person for a week.
- Vacuum upholstery, mattresses and carpets.

- From time to time, run a comb through your hair, even if you do not suspect head lice.

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