Head Lice Home Remedies

March 17 21:14 2019 Print This Article

Head lice are small parasitic insects exquisitely adapted to living mainly on the scalp and neck hairs of their human host. Head lice are very common among young children, especially in child care centres and schools. Although head lice may be embarrassing and occasionally uncomfortable, they don’t usually cause illness. However, they won’t clear up on their own and should be treated promptly.To prevent infection: 1) avoid direct contact with the head, hair, clothing, or personal belongings of a person with head lice, and 2) treat affected persons, their contacts, and their households. Having head lice is very common. However, there are no reliable data on how many people get head lice in the United States each year. Head lice spread easily among children who are together in one place. There are various treatments, but whatever approach is used they can be a persistent or recurring nuisance.

Home Remedies for Head Lice

Below are presented a few Hair Loss cure home remedies:

  • Take about 8-10 almonds and grind them to form a paste with 2-3 tsp of limejuice. Apply the paste on the scalp and let it remain for half an hour. Thereafter you can wash your head.
  • Massage your head with mayonnaise and comb your hair gently after 2 hours.
  • Apply a thick coating of mayonnaisse to your child’s hair. Be sure to massage it down to the roots and the scalp, paying particular attention to the nape of the neck and the areas just above the ears.
  • In 1 tsp of limejuice, add 1 tsp of garlic paste and apply it all over your scalp. Keep for 30 minutes and then wash.
  • Wash hair with DAWN Dishwashing liquid to get residual oils out. Then follow with shampoo and conditioner.
  • Washing hair with vinegar serves as an excellent remedy to get rid of head lice.
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