Head Lice are ectoparasites that exist on human hair. These are considered to be an object of ridicule to the person who has them. Some people suffer from infestations of lice on their heads during some seasons of the year, while they may die out in other seasons.
Lice can make the roots of the hair weaker and eventually lead to hair loss. In extreme cases, lice can also cause fevers in the person who has them. For this reason, it is necessary to get rid of head lice quickly and effectively.
Home Remedies for all lice and scabies: 1. For itching, try cold soaks, calamine lotion, an antihistamine or pain relievers 2. Don't try drastic measures like scrubbing with harsh soaps or dousing the hair and skin with kerosene 3. On the day you stat treatment, vacuum your house and car well, and wash sheets, towels, and clothes worn in the last week in hot water and dry them in the heat
Home Remedy for Head lice 1. Cover the scalp with a shampoo or crème rinse containing 1 percent permethrin or pyrethrin 2. None of these products actually kill the nits though. To soften and remove nits, shampoo hair in warm water and comb the nits out with a special fine tooth comb while the hair is wet 3. Boil combs curlers, and brushes 4. If your child has repeated bouts of head lice and you don't want to keep using toxic treatments, you can use a mixture of 50 drops of tea tree oil, 2 ounces of warm olive oil. Apply this mixture to the hair and scalp for 2 hours
Home Remedy for Body lice 1. Bathe with soap and water 2. Apply an anti-louse cream to the entire body 3. Vacuum floors; wash clothes and linens as directed for all lice and scabies 4. Be sure all family members and people with whom you've been in close contact are treated at the sometime 5. Try an over the counter antihistamine for relief from itching
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