Every parent is afraid that their children might come and say that they have an itching scalp because of head lice. It is very hard to eliminate head lice and they are very irritating. Head lice are very contagious, do not have wings, they are really small and use human blood as food.
They are most common for children who can get them in school, but also grownups can have them. They do not cause any serious damage, but they are really irritating and can lead to inflammation and itchy scalp. But the important thing is to eliminate as quickly as possible, because they multiply very fast and it can lead to severe infection.
There are many shampoos for eliminating lice. But if you have suffered from this problem, you must know that they are expensive and do not help much. What is left to do is comb the hair and take out heal lice, but this can last very long, and it also doesn’t give full results, because there are always few lice left behind.
If you cannot manage to eliminate lice even after you have done everything you can, do not discourage yourself, we will tell you a solution for head lice. Here is a homemade recipe that can help you to get rid of head lice, and it is proven to be very efficient. If you are dealing with head lice, make this remedy immediately.
Here is the homemade remedy for head lice:
- White vinegar
- Listerine mouthwash (or any other mouthwash)
- Lice comb
- Plastic bags or shower cap
- Wash the head using the mouthwash. Leave the hair totally wet.
- Cover the hair with plastic bag or shower cap and let it stay for one hour.
- After one hour take out the plastic bag.
- After that wash the hair with the white vinegar and once more warp it with the plastic bag for one hour.
- When you take out the plastic bag, wash the hair with a regular shampoo.
- Comb the hair with lice comb. The vinegar will take out every lice egg from the hair.
- The Listerine’s mouthwash has very powerful smell, and they run away from the smell of spearmint because it is too strong for them. You can use Listerine to spay the hair before going to school. This whole procedure last for a couple of hours.
This homemade remedy for eliminating lice is definitely safer and more efficient than the lice products which are full with chemicals.