Posted on March 18, 2013 at 10:00 AM
Vinegar Head Lice Treatment
Head lice as a communicable disease. It's caused by tiny parasitic insects that feed on the blood of your scalp. Head lice and nits (lice eggs) can be difficult to eradicate. While over the counter lice shampoos are the most popular method of treatment, they contain harsh insecticides and head lice have become resistant to them. Instead, a natural option might be the preferred method of treatment.
Vinegar Lice Treatment
Nits (lice eggs) are glued to the hair shaft and difficult to remove even if you have used an over the counter lice shampoo it is important to remove the nits to ensure successful elimination. Vinegar is said to loosen the nits from the hair shaft. To make a vinegar lice treatment, add 1oz of vinegar to 8oz of water. Pour over the scalp and begin combing through the hair with a lice comb. Conditioner may be used to detangle the hair. Rinse the hair with warm water when completed.
If these vinegar methods fails to aid in eliminating lice and nits, then it is advised that you contact a professional lice removal service to ensure effective and safe eradication of lice and nits.