Head lice are very common in children of all ages. Parents usually try to get rid of them with the usage of chemical substance and products, sold in pharmacies and drug-stores. However, these products are not always effective. If you are tired of head lice and nits, try using a natural remedy for this problem. Natural head lice remedies are safe and effective.
In order to get rid of head lice naturally and to wipe the nits off from roots of your kid’s scalp, you can consider some home remedies for resistant head lice that I have listed below:
Vinegar is very effective as a head lice remedy. To use it, you need to wash your child’s hair with vinegar. It is able to kill both lice and nits and its effects are noticeable within just two days.
Another beneficial remedy for heal lice and nits is coconut oil. Apply it on your child’s hair as a conditioner. Also, you can combine any kind of mineral oil or Johnson baby oil with vinegar in equal proportion. The mixture is applied on the hair and is left for about an hour.
Tea tree oil is also very helpful for your battle with lice. Add 15 drops of tea tree oil to your child’s shampoo. This mixture can be used every day. Another recipe to try includes a tablespoon of tea tree oil, three tablespoons of olive oil and a teaspoon of eucalyptus added into the regular shampoo your kid uses. The mixture is applied to the scalp and the head is covered with a plastic bag. The hair should be washed with water after half an hour.