Lice are a parent’s worst nightmare. Kids are most affected by this problem and the itch they cause is unbearable. So, every parent wants to find an effective way to take away the lice. Lice are little and wingless insects that feed on human blood and are contagious.
Even though lice are commonest in pre-school and school kids, adults are no exception and they also can get them. Once an individual gets infected with lice, their scalp becomes too itchy and inflamed. If they’re not removed timely, the situation will get out of control because of the lice’s ability to multiply very quickly and thus cause serious infection.
When individuals have lice, they sometimes choose store-bought lice shampoos; but, most of them are either too expensive or ineffective. Another resort is endless hours of combing, however even a thorough combing might not take away all the lice.
If you’re unable to get rid of the lice from your hair or from your child’s hair with these product, you ought to try this homemade remedy. What’s more, this remedy, unlike store-bought products, is free of chemicals. Here’s the recipe:
You will need:
- A lice comb
- Few towels
- A shower cup
- White vinegar
Preparation: 1st, wash the hair with the mouthwash. It has to be completely wet. Then, wrap the hair in theshower cap and leave it for an hour. Once the one hour pass, take away the shower cap and wash the hair with vinegar then put the cap again for additional one hour. Remove the cap afterwards and wash the hair with a normal shampoo. Then, comb the hair with a lice comb.
The vinegar will take away the lice eggs whereas the strong smell of the mouthwash can keep lice away since they can’t stand the smell of spearmint.