Head lice are the tiny insects which cause great itching and irritation to the beholder. So to get rid from these we use different anti lice shampoos, pesticides and different toxic substances. But these are harmful for the hair and skin. In spite of this sometimes the lice get resistance to this chemical treatment. So turn to classic will surely has no damaging effects. The school children are mostly affected by this. These lice get the food from hair follicles and the warmth of head is ideal for their growth. The home remedies are inexpensive and more confident in use.
Here are some following home remedies for the head lice
In this treatment first the olive oil is massaged in the hair vigorously. Then cover the head with shower cap. Keep this overnight and it will cause the lice to suffocate. At morning do the narrow bristled comb. Now add white vinegar at the head. Keep it in hair for 5 minutes. Then wash the head with cold water.
TEA TREE OIL
Take ½ cup of mayonnaise and add in to ¼ cup of vinegar in a bowl. Add 8 to 10 drops of tea tree oil in the bowl. Now apply it to the scalp and the roots of the hair. All portions of hair are covered completely. Pile all the hair at the top of the head and cover the hair with shower cap. It will again suffocate the lice’s. Leave it in same condition for 6 to 8 hours. Then after opening the hairs comb them with narrow toothed combs so that all the lice and bugs are removed from the hair. After this wash the hair until to get the clear water. Repeat the procedure after every seven days .While doing shampoo add tea tree oil to the shampoo.
If 25 drops of tea tree oil are added in to the cup of water and poured in to the spray bottle to spritz the hair. It will be sprayed at the pillow, bedding, hair brush and hats.