When some nasty creatures crawl in your head and make your scalp itchy, that is disgusting and you would like to get over it. Head lice can affect adults and school children or people at any age. Nobody likes those ugly insects on their gorgeous strands. Well, we have a foolproof solution of this problem. You might know the benefits of using tea tree oil that it works great for skin and hair treatment. Tea tree oil is the most effective and efficient way to get rid of head lice. We offer you several process of using tea tree oil.
Tea Tree Oil with Shampoo
This process work great in treating moderate to severe head lice. It is not hard to prepare and apply the method.
Add 10 drops of ta tree oil with your shampoo or conditioner and apply it to the scalp and hair. Cover your hair with a shower cap and leave it for 15 minutes and you can leave overnight.
Comb your hair thoroughly to remove the dead lice and Rinse your hair with lukewarm water. Repeat the process regularly. You can use shampoo that contains tea tree oil.
Tea Tree Oil Spray
This is a very easy process and safe for sensitive skin and works good. This is for the people who have very sensitive skin. Get a spray bottle and fill it with 1 ounce of water and mix 4 drops tea tree oil. Shake the bottle well to mix the ingredients perfectly.
Spray the liquid on to the scalp and hair. Use the solution before sleep for the best result. In the morning comb your hair to remove the deal lice. Repeat the process until each of the lice is dead. Make sure there is no louse hidden on the furniture, stuffed toys or carpets. You can spray on them to eliminate the hidden lice.
Only Tea Tree Oil
Tea tree oil can be used directly to treat the lice. You have to use it with caution, as it is very strong naturally you should not apply directly. Mix it with water or carrier oil to avoid discomfort or burning effect.
Apply tea tree oil on the scalp and hair before going to bed. Comb your hair in the morning. Wash your hair with shampoo that contains tea tree oil. Repeat the process daily until all the lice are dead.
Tea Tree Oil with Apple Cider Vinegar
The acetic acid of apple cider vinegar helps to dissolve the eggs of lice. It loosen up the gummy so, the nits easily get removed when comb the hair.
Get a spray bottle and add 5ml of tree oil, 2-3 tablespoons of shampoo and 1 cup of apple cider. Shake the bottle well to combine the ingredients.
Spray the solution to the scalp and hair and wear a shower cap. Leave it for 30 minutes and wash gently with shampoo and conditioner. Repeat the process 3 – 4 times in a week until the lice are completely destroyed.
Tea Tree Oil, Rosemary or Eucalyptus
Studies found that eucalyptus has shown prominent results in killing head lice as it contains antiseptic properties while Rosemary contains insecticidal and antiseptic properties.
Mix 1 teaspoon of tea tree oil with 1 teaspoon of rosemary or eucalyptus oil and pour into your shampoo. Use the solution regularly until all the head lice are eliminated.