How to Get Rid of Lice in Your Child’s Hair Naturally ?

You can treat lice by using natural remedies. There are lots of chemicals that kill and remove lice from children’s’ hair, but they can also harm their sensitive sculp. Here are some natural home-made remedies that will kill and remove lice from your child’s hair.

How to Get Rid of Lice in Your Child’s Hair NaturallyEssential Oils
The essential oil of rosemary ( Rosmarius offcinalis ) and lavender ( Lavandula officinalis ) stuns and kills lice which occur more often in spring and fall.  You should combine the essential oils with olive oil and apply them on the children’s hair and sculp.
Ingredients:
  • 10 drops of rosemary essential oil
  • 10 drops of lavender essential oil
  • 30 ml of olive oil
Mix the essential oils and the olive oil. Apply them on a wet hair and scalp and massage gently. Put a bathing cap on and leave it like that for 1 hour. Afterwards, wash the hair with a lice killing shampoo.
Lice killing shampoo
You should not apply Incense oil ( Thymus vulgaris ) undiluted because it is used as a natural insecticide and it may cause irritation at higher dosage levels. Apply only the prescribed quantity.
Ingredients:
  • 1 teaspoon of regular shampoo
  • 2-3 drops of incense essential oil
Mix the shampoo with the incense essential oil and apply on the hair and scalp with gentle movements. After 5 minutes, rinse the hair thoroughly with warm water. Then wash it with a lice killing lotion.
Lice killing lotion
The most effective way to destroy lice is to kill their eggs, which are glued to strands of hair. Rosemary and lavender are the best combination for fighting lice, while apple vinegar dissolves the glue which lice eggs use to stick to hair follicles. Apply the lotion immediately after shampooing.
Ingredients:
  •  6 drops of rosemary essential oil
  • 6 drops of lavender essential oil
  • 5 dl of apple vinegar
  • 5 dl of warm water
Mix the essential oils with apple vinegar and warm water. Wash the hair and the scalp with the lotion thoroughly. Put a bathing cap on and leave it like that for 15 minutes. Comb the hair well, and then rinse the hair and scalp with warm water.

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