Head lice are small insects that are live on the scalp where they feed on blood. Head lice spreading from person to person by sharing personal things like combs, pillows and sexual contact. This is a very common problem among children and women. To get rid of head lice many people can use some shampoos to kill head lice but these shampoos contain toxic chemicals. These toxic chemicals are not good for the scalp. There are some good and quick remedies which help you to get rid of head lice and their eggs.
1. Olive Oil For Head Lice
It is best home remedy and treatment for head lice and their eggs. It works as a suffocating agent. Before going to bed, apply olive oil to your hair but cover your hair with anything. In the next morning, wash your hairs with shampoo.
Another option is to mix 1/2 cup of conditioner with 1/2 cup of olive oil to make your own shampoo. Apply this shampoo to the hair and scalp. After 30 minutes rinse out the hair and comb the hair to remove dead lice and their eggs. To get the best result repeat this method after a week.
2. White Vinegar
Another good and safe method is using white vinegar to get rid of head lice from hairs. White vinegar is possessed acetic acid, that is powerful to kill this type of parasite.
Dilute a quantity of white vinegar with the same amount of water. Then immerse your scalp and hair with this solution.
For 1 or 2 hours, wrap a towel around your hair. Next, comb the hair and focus on a small section of the scalp and hair. Before the shampooing, rinse the hair with white vinegar.
3. Tea Tree Oil For Head Lice
The use of tea tree oil is also a very effective method to get rid of head lice and their eggs. Mix 1 tablespoon of tea tree oil with 1 ounce of organic shampoo and 3 tablespoons of coconut oil. Apply this mixture on your hairs and scalp. Cover the head with a shower towel and after 30 minutes rinse with warm water.
Next, comb the hair while it’s still wet to remove all dead lice and their eggs from hairs.
4. Apple Cider Vinegar And Coconut Oil
The solution of apple cider vinegar and coconut oil is proven method to get rid of head lice. Rinse the hair with apple cider vinegar and leave it to dry. When the hairs completely dried, massage coconut oil all over the hairs, cover the head with a shower cap and leave it for at least 1 hour. Next, comb the hair with a lice comb and wash hair as normal.
5. Garlic For Head Lice
Garlic smell helps to suffocate head lice and ultimately kill them. Get 10 garlic cloves and grind them to make a smooth paste. Then, mix this garlic paste into 2 to 3 tablespoon of lemon juice and apply this mixture on your scalp. After 30 minutes rinse your hair with hot water.