Head lice. Just hearing that term makes me shudder. These little buggers will get into your hair, lay their offspring and keep reproducing happily until you put a stop to it. But who is a risk and how do you get rid of them?
Head lice are tiny bugs that live in the hair of humans. It is common for children to get them at school. You can catch these lice by being in close contact with someone who is infected. That is why it can be so prevalent in grade school because children play close together, share hats, combs and other items that can spread the things.
The good news about head lice is that they are not known to do any real harm. They don't carry any type of infectious disease. The only thing that these head lice do is make our scalps itch. Annoying, yes. But certainly not something to get overly alarmed about. So while head lice may sound like a horrible thing, it's not going to kill you or do anything truly harmful to you. However, you don't want to live with it because it can be very annoying.
To get rid of head lice can be a daunting task, but popular home products have proven to be effective. They include chlorine treatment cycle, lysol, dye, Vinegar, alcohol, Vaseline, special combs and over the counter medication. If you need to treat the problem naturally you can do so with alternative cures including tea tree cure, olive oil, natural aloe soaps and shampoos.
Cleaning the house and common places used such as in the bathroom and bedroom of the infected person. Strip the bed and clean all of the bedding in a hot cycle of the washing. Brushes, combs and towels will have to be cleaned and disinfected. Taking precautionary measures can save trouble and the spreading of the lice to the entire family.
Body lice are parasites that live on the human body and in the clothing or bedding of infested people. Lice is an equally opportunity insect, and can infect anyone regardless of race, nationality or income level. The lice has been known to attach itself to body hair, but proper hygiene and sanitary housekeeping can keep this pest at bay.
Coconut oil and olive oil are claimed to exhibit a mild pesticide quality that can help kill adult lice, but these claims have yet to be substantiated, so don't overspend on soaps and shampoos that contain these products.
Lotion and Repellents
There are many different types of lotions and repellents on the market today. The problem with all of these is that they may work for a while. They still fail to get the eggs and prevent the lice from reappearing. They also suggest that you should also use a lice comb after you use their product. This basically means that you can spend extra money on lotions and repellents and still end up using the most natural and effective options.
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