So it's that time of year... LICE. Those nasty little booger that come home with your kid's from school.. hard to get rid of.. and just down right nasty! (Yes I know I said "nasty" twice)
You can easily get rid of and prevent head lice without using harmful chemicals!
What are symptoms of head lice?
It's pretty basic... itchy head. More sever cases can produce bites on the back of the neck or forehead.
What Essential Oil's can I use to get rid of head lice?
Melaleuca (Tea Tree oil)
Lavender Essential Oil
Eucalyptus Essential Oil
Geranium Essential Oil
Pine Essential Oil
Thyme Essential Oil
Lemon Essential Oil
Rosemary Essential Oil
Apply to the feet to disperse throughout the body. And, dilute 50:50 (with a carrier oil) and apply one teaspoon to the scalp up to three times per day. Cover the head with a disposable shower cap and leave the mixture on for at least 30 minutes. Once the time has passed, then shampoo and rinse the hair and scalp well.
You can also apply the EO to a comb and comb through hair. Lice hate the smell of essential oils!
4 drops Thyme EO
2 drops Lavender EO
2 drops Geranium EO
Follow the directions above!
You can also use the same remedy to help prevent lice as well!