Home Remedies for Head Lice

Head lice are a tiny louse that infests the scalp and hair of the human head and is especially common among schoolchildren. It is easily transported from head to head by coming in contact with the infected person through school, playground, camps and other social gatherings. Also, house pets can transport lice if their hygiene isn't taken care of regularly and you should be aware of the two lice infestation; itching and red bumps on the scalp.


Hair lice produce very quickly; which makes it hard to remove all of them at once. Therefore, combing your hair will ensure you the results after you apply the following remedies.

Home remedies for lice

The first remedy:

Rub your hair with olive oil and leave it on for two hours, then rinse your hair well with drenched thyme to completely eliminate lice.

You can prepare drenched thyme by boiling 5 teaspoons of thyme in a liter of water, then leave it for 10 minutes to cool down, then filter this soaked mixture, and Voila!

The second remedy:

Soak the amount of 100 grams of fresh lavender flowers in the amount of one liter of vinegar for 10 days, then filter this soaked mixture and save it in a sealed bottle for use when needed by rubbing the hair for five minutes and then rinse with lukewarm water.

That's it,
What does head lice look like when you caught it?
Information listed above has been reviewed medically and the main purpose of it is to increase the cultural awareness of herbalism and natural treatment. With that being said; it is not a substitute for consulting with a specialist doctor as the only guide for an accurate individual analysis. To learn more about our sources that the above content was excerpted from please (click here).

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