We’re all fearing that day our kid comes home from school complaining of an itchy scalp cause we all know what that means. They’ve probably got lice and we know how annoying they are and difficult to get rid of. Lice are tiny, wingless insects that feed on our blood and are easily transferable from one head to another. Kids are the most vulnerable but adults can get them as well. Lice is not dangerous for your health but can cause inflammations and make us scratch our head until it hurts. They multiply super quickly so it’s essential that we eliminate them fast and prevent the situation from getting out of control.
What’s the Best Way to Get Rid of Lice?
Well, there are numerous shampoos and products that promise excellent results, but anyone who’s dealt with lice knows that shampoos are often ineffective but super expensive. Then there are the lice combs which are effective but can take hours and hours of combing and still leave some lice behind.
Luckily for you there is one natural remedy that can help you get rid of these pesky parasites forever and resolve your problems effectively. If you have a problem with lice here’s the remedy you need to prepare:
You’ll need the following ingredients:
- Lice comb
- Listerine mouthwash
- White vinegar
- Shower cup or a plastic bag
Preparation and use:
First you need to rinse your kid’s head with the mouthwash, making sure the hair is soaking wet with mouthwash. Then cover the head with a shower cap and leave it on for an hour. After an hour take out the cap and wash the hair with white vinegar thoroughly. Put on the shower cap again for an hour. Rinse it with water and shampoo afterwards. Now you should comb your kid’s hair with the lice comb and start combing.
Vinegar is excellent against lice eggs while the Listerine mouthwash will eliminate them and make sure they stay away, as lice can’t stand the smell of peppermint.
You can even use Listerine preventatively, spraying some on your kid’s head before heading out to school.
With this remedy you’ll never have to struggle with these parasites again. Try it out and see it for yourself!