Pediculosis is very common problem that can affect anyone. But we will tell you how you can successfully solve at times.
Anyone can get head lice but head lice most often occurs in children. Even regular hair washing and sanitary conditions in the home are not able to protect the child. Also, no matter where children live, play or study, informs Rus.Media.
The symptoms of head lice
The most common symptom of head lice is the itching. Often the child begins to scratch at the nape or behind the ears. To make sure that it is lice, check the head. Put the child to the light and inspect. Live lice are difficult to see, but the nits easier – little white or yellow-brown tubercles, which are attached to roots and throughout length of hair.
How to deal with lice
Best suitable pharmaceutical preparations against lice. But first you need to consult with your doctor. Precisely observe the instructions and do not allow children to independently use the product. Do not use kerosene and diesel, as well as funds for the animals.
Essential oil to treat lice
1. Tea tree oil
Scientists conducted a study and are willing to say that tea tree oil effectively treats head lice. Two components in it have insecticidal action and kill not only insects, but also the nits. 3-5 drops tea tree oil mix with a small amount of shampoo. You can also mix 3 tbsp olive oil with 1 tsp of tea tree oil and apply to hair for 30-40 minutes. Then wash the head.
2. Oil of neem
Similar protivopedikuleznoe action has the oil of neem (neem). Add 8-10 drops in the shampoo, lather the head and leave for 20 minutes. Caution: the smell of the oil is very strong.
3. Lavender oil
This oil kills the lice, but nits. Dissolve 2 drops of oil in 10 ml of water and wash the tool head once a week. The course is 3 weeks.
Home remedy for treating lice
Also very good at helping vinegar. To do this, in equal proportion it is mixed with water and rinse hair. But work best oil and vinegar together.
- Mix 2 tbsp of Apple cider vinegar with a glass of water.
- Before you add the oil in a mixture of vinegar with water, maybe you should dissolve it in a little olive oil (1 tsp).
- Mix the water with the vinegar and oil. Stir the mixture to small bubbles of oil mixed with water. Add to spray bottle.
- Spray on hair, massage your scalp. Leave it for an hour. Wash your hair with shampoo and comb with a comb.
For combing out nits is perfect, the scallop special. It can be purchased in a drugstore or order online. The design of the teeth does not allow adult specimens and nits to slip between them.
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