Head lice Causes, Symptoms, Treatment and Home Remedies of Head Lice

What is Head lice? / Head-lice Introduction:

Head-lice is also called as Pediculosis, Nits. Head lice are parasitic wingless insects. These are parasitic insects and live in the hair scalp, eyebrows and eyelashes and survive by feeding on blood. Head lice is contagious from person to person by direct contact or caught from animals. Head-lice can found in any age group of people especially in age group of 3-11 children and their families. Lice are easiest to detect at the neckline and behind the ears. Lice are not spread to humans from pets or other animals. In the world 6-12 million people are having head-lice each year. Girls are having more head-lice than boys.

Home Remedies for the treatment of Head lice

  • Apply mayonnaise, olive oil, and vaseline and keep it for overnight and washed out next day.
  • Some herbal remedies like tea tree oil.
  • Wash the hairs with vinegar which helps for killing lice within 2 days.
  • Take a mixture of lemon and butter and apply it on your head, keep it for 15 seconds and then wash it.
  • Make a paste of 2 teaspoon of lime juice and 1 teaspoon of garlic and apply it on to hair.
  • Make a paste of bitter almonds and apply it on the head.
  • Take a mixture of fresh lemon and coconut oil in same quantity, apply it on hair softly, keep it for 2-3 hours and then wash it.
  • Rub listerine mouth wash on your head which helps for killing lice and nits.
  • Take 8-10 almonds and make a paste with 2-3 teaspoon of lime juice, apply it on the scalp, keep it for half an hour and then wash it.

Causes of Head Lice

  • Direct contact among persons or usage of others items such as hats, combs, hairbrushes or headphones, towels.
  • In children's while playing, classroom activities.
  • Usage of others sleeping bags, bedding, cloths.
  • Dirty hairs.
  • Warm environment

Symptoms of Head lice

  • Irritation.
  • Rash.
  • Swelling on lymph glands.
  • Excessive scratching lead to bacterial infection.
  • The skin becomes red.
  • Partition or small sections in the hair.
  • Tickling feeling.
  • Small and red spots around scalp, neck and shoulders.
  • On pillow you can see black fine powder which the louse drops.
  • Sensation of some movement in the hair.

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