Homeveda

Home > Aroma Therapy > Treat Head Lice With Coconut Oil

Treat Head Lice With Coconut Oil

Head lice are a common problem in children and are easily spread through head-to-head contact.

• It can spread from one person to another

• Head lice lay several eggs a day, which hatch in a week’s time

• Continue treatment for at least 1 week

SYMPTOMS

• Frequent itching

• Rashes on child’s back

• Lice eggs on the scalp

Simple techniques
  1. Coconut Oil Remedy

    • Take 1 cup of coconut oil in a bowl
    • Add 8 drops of tea tree oil
    • 6 drops of manuka oil
    • 5 drops of lavender oil
    • And, add 7 drops of neem oil
    • Mix this well
    • Apply this on your child's hair
    • Brush the hair with a fine tooth comb
    • Cover the scalp with this mixture and wash with a natural shampoo or Castile liquid soap
  2. White Distilled Vinegar Remedy

    • Take 4-ounce glass bottle
    • Add 2 ounces of white distilled vinegar
    • Now add 2 ounces of lemon juice
    • Add 20 drops of tea tree oil
    • Close the bottle using spray cap
    • Mix this well
    • Spray this on your child's hair, and let it stay overnight

These remedies are based on the principles of Ayurveda, the ancient Indian science of healing, and are completely natural, non-invasive, and can be prepared at home. Consult your doctor if the symptoms persist. Refer to the terms of use.

Maria Tabone

MA, Clinical Aromatherapist,

Maria Tabone is a Certified Holistic Health Counselor & Educator, Certified Ayurveda Practitioner & Nutritionist, Clinical Aromatherapist, Registered Yoga Teacher, Healing Foods Chef and Author. She has spent over 20 years studying alternative medicine and the mind/body/spirit connection. She has a Master’s Degree in Integrative Health and Healing, a certification in Plant Based Nutrition from Cornell University, and has certifications in various healing practices such as Herbalism, Reflexology, Reiki and Chakra Balancing. She has studied at the Institute of Culinary Education, the Natural Gourmet Institute. She is also the Weston Price Foundation Chapter leader for Summit, NJ. Maria’s first book entitled, "The Holistic Root to Managing Anxiety" is for sale on her website, as well as Amazon and Barnes and Noble.com and she is currently working on her second book.Maria is a member of The American Association of Drugless Practitioners, The American Herbalists Guild, The National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy and The Health & Wellness Professionals Network.

Read the full bio

Comments