Anyone have any home remedies for getting rid of head lice?

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head liceMy children were exposed to Head Lice around 4th of July and i have been checking them aleast 2 times a day since I found out. Well any when checking my daughter last night I found lice eggs. So I ran to wal-Mart and bought bedding spray,and a product called licefreee! a homepathic Pediculicid it is pharmacist recommend kills lice and the eggs and most important is free from potentially harmful pesticides and is safe for repeated applications.(Non-toxic).

I am washing everything in hot water and drying it at a hot temp. also I sprayed everything with the bedding spray. I’m sure that I’ve done a very good job and I also made sure my children didn’t have anymore eggs/nits or bugs i comb it w/a nit comb throughly. I’m just needing serious suggestion on any home remedies that you might of heard that worked or tried yourself in case they ever return. also if you have any suggestions on how/or what to use to keep from getting them. Thanks alot ahead of time. This is very frustrating

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You appear to be doing what you need to do, and have some good advice here as well. I’ve noticed no one has answered this part:

>> also if you have any suggestions on how/or what to use to keep from getting them

The only way to keep from getting them is to stay away from people who are infested — and I mean Pubic lice - vinegar lice -<b> Head Lice</b> – body lice – lice treatment – lice infestation” width=”150″ height=”150″ /></a>more than 20 feet. Don’t invite infested people into your home. Don’t go into a school classroom where there are infested students.</p>
<p style=Good luck with that. Live, learn, use the nit comb periodically.

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More Important Facts

  • Head lice move by crawling; they cannot hop or fly.
  • Head lice infest the head and neck and attach their eggs to the base of the hair shaft.
  • Before starting any lice removal process, make sure to take a look at somehead lice pictures, to learn more abouthead lice life cycle, and to understandhead lice symptoms.
  • Head lice are tiny insects the size of a sesame seed.
  • Head lice are the cause of much embarrassment and misunderstanding, many unnecessary days lost from school and work, and millions of dollars spent on remedies.
  • Before providing a head lice cure, it is important that your child be examined to determine whether head lice are present.
  • Indiscriminate use of antibiotics may lead to antibiotic resistant bacteria or antibiotic-related colitis (Clostridium difficile infection).
  • Some parents claim mayonnaise, white vinegar, or tea tree oil are effective natural remedies for head lice.


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