Remedies To Get Rid Of Lice


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Head lice! One of the most common hair problems that a big number of people is facing nowadays.

Do you really wish to know the best way to treat the head lice naturally? Just go through this article and be acquainted with these home remedies to get rid of lice soon.

Basically, the infestation of the head lice is most common among toddlers in preschool and elementary school where they share their moments with other classmates. Once they suffer the infection, it often spreads in other family members.

Believe me that you are not a dirty person of you have head lice. Having the head lice also does not mean that you are facing a medical issue.

Natural remedies to get rid of lice can work well for any of you because there is always less risk of having undesirable side-effects when we use natural stuff to treat a common medical issue or problem.

Combing & nitpicking

Just buy a good nit comb during the market visit and start combing through hair to find and remove the head lice manually.

The process will satisfy you a lot when you will find and kill the each and every lice from your or your kid’s head. Nowadays, special lice picking combs are available in markets that can work well to get rid of lice naturally.

Olive oil

Olive oil is known as an excellent smothering agent to get rid of head lice. Head lice allegedly choke and die when the creep plugs their breathing holes, but you must apply it during the night because they can stay alive for hours without breathing.

Combing right after applying the olive oil can also provide great results to remove nits, because olive oil help loosen their hair gleams.


Vinegar is always on the list of home remedies to get rid of lice. A high amount of acetic acid in vinegar can kill head lice successfully.

All you need to do that, mix equal amount of vinegar and mineral oil in a little bowl and apply the mixture to your scalp and hair before getting asleep and cover the head carefully.

Take a bath with warm water in morning and your head will be lice free.

Clean all you hair brushes & combs

Cleaning of all your hair brushes & combs would be a simple way to get rid of head lice. So, take all of them at a place and wash with hot water and soap.

Specially, you must also clean other head and hair related objects of your kids that go into hair such as hair ties and headbands.

Benzyl alcohol lotion

It is one of the best home remedies to get rid of lice. You need to apply this lotion to your scalp and dry hair almost for the duration of 10 minutes.

After that, wash with water. You can repeat the process if still needed.

Educate yourself and family members on preventing head lice

Safety measures are better than treatment. So, educate yourself and all family members on preventing head lice.

Generally, these are passed back between people usually by head-to-head contact during the cuddling with another person, sitting beside an infected person with a minimum distance between heads that allow the head lice to creep into your head.

Sharing hats, hairbrushes and hair bands are some major reasons to get head lice in men and women.

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