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Which is the good shampoo to remove lice in hair?

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Asked by mohd yousuf, 10 Mar '10 10:42 am
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Head lice are defined as parasitic insects that live within the scalp and hairs of the human head, and their infestations have been uncovered in mummies that date to prehistoric times, according to the Harvard School of Public Health. While head lice are harmless insects, they are a nuisance as they cause their host itching and discomfort. If you suspect head lice, visit your physician to ensure it is this parasite and not some other condition.

Tea Tree Oil, Paw Paw and Thyme Oil
1. The combination of tea tree oil, paw paw and thyme oil is recommended as a natural remedy to get rid of head lice and their eggs by the University of Michigan. Tea tree oil has been used for centuries to treat skin infections as well as abrasions. The main active ingredient within this oil is terpenoids, which has the ability to kill bacteria as well as fungus. Because of this, tea tree oil is a powerful antifungal and antibacterial agent. When applied to the scalp, it can kill lice and their e ...more
Answered by jameel ahmed, 11 Mar '10 01:24 pm

 
  
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Use mayonnaise. It is better than any shampoos.
To treat a lice infestation with mayonnaise, spread about a cup of mayonnaise on to the affected area of your body and let it set for two hours. Wear latex gloves and don't touch the jar of mayonnaise with a uncovered hand---make sure you have on gloves. You will then want to comb the area with a small comb to remove the lice, eggs and any lice feces. The mayonnaise will kill the lice. Repeat the mayonnaise treatment if needed, but usually only one treatment is needed.
Answered by gkr, 10 Mar '10 11:31 am

 
  
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