How to Remove Lice from Hair

  posted by: Rio Dianne



how to remove lice from hairHair lice infestation is one of the most prevalent conditions that many children experience. The presence of lice as well as the head lice eggs called nits has been a great nuisance not just to kids but to parents as well.

A louse is a small, wingless parasitic insect which love to feed on the hair of humans. By drawing some blood out of the person’s scalp, the louse is able to feed itself. Its occurrence is thought to be a result of poor hygiene, but this is more of a communicable disease which can be spread to other kids. Symptoms-wise, they can cause itchy and inflamed scalp to its patient. And one of the landmark signs is persistent scratching of the head.

This is an extremely annoying condition, thus learn more to find out how to remove lice from hair. Make sure to read the article below.

Home Remedies for Removing Nits and Lice Naturally

Primarily, what you have to do is to prepare natural ingredients where you can soak your hair into. Some of the choices include – olive oil, mayonnaise, tea tree oil, and apple cider vinegar. Some say Listerine and vinegar work as well. Soak the hair on any of the remedy thoroughly. Cover it with a shower cap and allow it to sit overnight. However, apple cider vinegar and tea tree oil may sting a lot. Therefore, just let it sit for a couple of hours before performing the action.

In the morning, look for a well-lighted area. Comb your child’s hair using a regular comb to remove any tangles. Then start dividing the hair into small sections for you to be able to see the lice and nits clearly. Special fine-toothed combs designed for removal of nits and lice are also encouraged to be used.

Perform the procedure until all the sections has been combed. After doing so, make sure that you rinse the hair thoroughly by shampooing it twice. Since the lice may not be removed in a single day, you may have to perform this routine for atleast twice weekly.

Nits and lice are annoying. But all hope is not lost. Therefore, free yourself by following the given tips on how to safely remove the lice from your hair. Good luck!


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