Head lice are some tiny insects that live on humans, feeding with their blood. When a large number of lice live and multiply on a person, it’s called head lice infestation. It often affects children, and they usually jump from one person to another. Instead of spending money on different shampoos to get rid of lice, you can try the following super-effective remedies that can send head lice away immediately.
Heat up a generous amount of extra virgin olive oil. As soon as it has reached a bearable temperature, wash your head and then apply the oil. Massage the scalp while you’re applying it, and then put on a shower cap. Let it to act overnight, and wash your hair in the morning with warm water then comb your hair with a lice comb. This way you’ll get rid of head lice and its eggs. Repeat this remedy 3 days in a row.
Some people claim that this is the best treatment if you want the lice not to cling to your child’s hair. Apple vinegar is made up of some very effective substances both in killing lice and in keeping them away from your kid’s hair. In addition, this vinegar is also very effective to get rid of lice eggs, making them loose without the need to use a special comb or to pick them by hand. After washing the hair, apply a solution made from hot water (2/3 of the solution) and apple vinegar (1/3 of the solution). You can also apply this solution when the hair is dry.
This treatment, like all the others we have discussed so far, can also be used by adults without problems. Apply a few cups of mayonnaise to your hair roots and all its length until you’ve covered your head (don’t wash your hair before). Being very thick and oily, mayonnaise will asphyxiate the lice in just a few minutes. For this treatment to be more effective, it is good to put a shower cap and let the mayonnaise act for at least eight hours. You could, for example, try this treatment immediately before going to bed. As soon as those eight hours have passed, take off the shower cap and wash your hair with warm water (as warm as you can). Separate your hair in several sections and pass a special comb for lice through it. Be gentle! Repeat this treatment after 7-10 days.
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