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Essential oils for lice

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What are lice?

Lice are tiny insects that feed on your blood. They are easily spread, especially in schools, due to close contact between children.

Head lice have always been a major problem in schools, and other places where people congregate together, and the problem has now been complicated by the fact that lice have become resistant to most...

What are lice?

Lice are tiny insects that feed on your blood. They are easily spread, especially in schools, due to close contact between children.

Head lice have always been a major problem in schools, and other places where people congregate together, and the problem has now been complicated by the fact that lice have become resistant to most of the chemicals commonly used to control them.

Essential oils for lice

A number of essential oils are effective in removing and preventing head lice: Bergamot, Eucalyptus, Geranium, Rosemary and Lavender being the most effective. A mix of three or four of these oils seems to act better than any one of them alone. Peppermint and eucalyptus can also be used, but then can be irritating, so it is recommended not to use them with young children.

Mix the blend of oils in a fairly high proportion (5% to 10%) in a carrier oil and massage very thoroughly into the hair and scalp. Cover the head and leave on for several hours - overnight if possible, before washing out with a mild shampoo.

This procedure will need to be repeated at 48-hour intervals to deal with eggs. The eggs are stuck to individual hairs with a kind of cement and are difficult to detach. Three or four treatments at 48-hour intervals will usually get rid of an infestation.

To prevent re-infestation, it is important to wash anything that can be washed, and thoroughly sponge mattresses, pillows, coat collars, etc., with an alcoholic blend containing 10% of any one, or more, of the above oils. Any pure alcohol such as vodka/rum will be fine. In this blend, you can camphor essential oil, which is very potent, but might be too strong to be used on your children head.

To prevent infection (or re-infection) you can add a few drops of Tea tree oil to bottle of shampoo and mix well. Use this shampoo on a daily basis every morning, during the period where schools are likely to be infested.

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  • Bergamot essential oil
    fl-bergamota

    Main properties: urinary tract infections depression and anxiety skin care: acne, oily skins and all infected skinQuality guarantee: All essential oils are 100% pure, undiluted and chemotyped (an analysis of their composition has been performed) on each bottle, a "lot number" is written, which allows us to give you the exact composition if you need.

    $ 9.990
  • Eucalyptus essential oil
    fl-eucalipto-globulus

    Main properties: strong bactericidal properties for epidemics and infectious diseases good remedy for herpes for urinary tract infectionsQuality guarantee: All essential oils are 100% pure, undiluted and chemotyped (an analysis of their composition has been performed) on each bottle, a "lot number" is written, which allows us to give you the exact...

    $ 7.990
  • Geranium essential oil
    fl-geranio-egipto

    Main properties: useful in treating injuries excellent solution in menopausal problems for cellulitis, fluid retention tonic effect on both the liver and kidneysQuality guarantee: All essential oils are 100% pure, undiluted and chemotyped (an analysis of their composition has been performed) on each bottle, a "lot number" is written, which allows us to...

    $ 11.990
  • Camphor essential oil
    fl-palo-ho

    Main properties: for skin care: acne and skin inflammation for people suffering from arthritis or rheumatism for respiratory conditions, such as colds and flu, bronchitis, coughsQuality guarantee: All essential oils are 100% pure, undiluted and chemotyped (an analysis of their composition has been performed) on each bottle, a "lot number" is written,...

    $ 7.990
  • Lavender Fine AOC essential oil
    fl-lavanda-fina-aoc

    Main properties: for colds, coughs, catarrh and sinusitis, as well as flu relief of muscular plain for premenstrual syndrome useful for children and babies if you suffer from eczemaQuality guarantee: All essential oils are 100% pure, undiluted and chemotyped (an analysis of their composition has been performed) on each bottle, a "lot number" is written,...

    $ 11.990
  • Lavender essential oil
    fl-lavanda-verdadera

    Main properties: for colds, coughs, catarrh and sinusitis, as well as flu relief of muscular plain for premenstrual syndrome useful for children and babies if you suffer from eczemaQuality guarantee: All essential oils are 100% pure, undiluted and chemotyped (an analysis of their composition has been performed) on each bottle, a "lot number" is written,...

    $ 8.990
  • Rosemary essential oil
    fl-romero

    Main properties: stimulant effect on the nervous system / brain stimulant to improve memory, and can be a good choice for students before exams tonic for the heart, liver and gallbladderQuality guarantee: All essential oils are 100% pure, undiluted and chemotyped (an analysis of their composition has been performed) on each bottle, a "lot number" is...

    $ 7.990
  • Tea tree essential oil
    fl-tea-tree

    Main properties: for cold, influenza and the infectious illnesses of childhood for cold sores / herpes to fight candida and other fungal infectionsQuality guarantee: All essential oils are 100% pure, undiluted and chemotyped (an analysis of their composition has been performed) on each bottle, a "lot number" is written, which allows us to give you the...

    $ 9.990
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