Natural Remedies for Lice
by: Lola Saez • 10
Do you or your children have lice and do not know how to eliminate them? Discover a quick and natural way to get rid of those annoying insects that usually appear every year at school!
The louse is a very very small parasite that lives in the hair and feeds on our blood. But do not worry, we give you options to eliminate lice with homemade and natural anti-lice remedies! They are contagious by direct contact between the heads and one of the most obvious symptoms of having them is intense itching on the scalp.Furthermore the lice lay eggs, the called "nits" that in about 9 days become lice, so it is very important to eliminate them before they put too many eggs.
In our app you can discover the best natural remedies for lice such as:
> Lavender essential oil: it is placed directly on the scalp and left on overnight.
> Infusion of eucalyptus, lavender or mint: 500ml of water are boiled and 30gr of one of these plants are added. When the water cools, this infusion is applied to the scalp and covered with a shower cap for one hour. After the hair is washed normally and the comb is passed to eliminate the lice called nit.
> White vinegar: It is applied all over the scalp and covered with a shower cap or plastic wrap. We leave it for three hours and then wash our hair normally. Finally a lice comb is passed.
> Garlic: Prepare a paste by crushing 8 cloves of garlic and 3 or 4 tablespoons of olive oil. Impregnate all the hair and cover it with a shower cap. Leave it on for an hour and then wash the hair normally. Pass a lice comb with damp hair.
> Olive oil: Impregnates all the scalp and cover it with plastic wrap throughout the night. Then, wash the hair normally and pass a lice comb.
> Alcohol: You can put a few drops of lemon or orange alcohol in the hair to repel the lice.
> Mayonnaise and vinegar: this combination is very effective to eliminate lice and will also shine your hair.
It is very important to disinfect the towels, the combs, the pillowcases. . . and everything you used to disinfect lice. A few drops of lavender essential oil on the neck of the shirts of the little ones will also help you to chase away those annoying little bugs!
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