What Helps Head Lice

Head Lice are contagious, wingless insects that feed on blood from the human scalp.


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Natural Remedies That May Help Head Lice

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Olive Oil


Effectiveness
75%


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Tea Tree Oil

Tea Tree Oil is created from steam distilled Melaleuca alternifolia leaves, an evergreen shrub belonging to the myrtle family. Native to Australia’s swampy coast, it has been used as an antiseptic for centuries by the Aboriginal people. Due to germ fighting properties, Tea Tree Oil treats bacterial and fungal infections including acne, athlete’s foot, nail fungus and insect bites.


Effectiveness
100%


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Lavender Oil

Lavender, Lavandula angustifolia, is a bushy, flowering plant in the mint family native to North Africa and the mountainous regions of the Mediterranean. Named from the Latin verb “lavare” meaning “to wash”, Lavender dates back to the ancient Egyptians. Due to its antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties, it is commonly used as a food flavoring, fragrance, aroma therapy, topically as an antiseptic, and orally to treat anxiety, digestion and digestive symptoms.


Effectiveness
25%


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Neem Oil


Effectiveness
50%


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5

Eucalyptus Oil


Effectiveness
25%


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