To get rid of head lice, Health.com recommends using several methods and applications of treatment, such as combing out nits with a fine-toothed metal comb and applying pyrethrum shampoo, one percent permethrin lotion or... More »

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At-home treatments for head lice include manual removal, essential oils and neem extract, according to Cathy Wong for About.com. It is important to note that natural remedies have not been regulated by the FDA and should... More »

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Mayonnaise is a home remedy believed to suffocate adult head lice and nymphs, according to Health.com and the HeadLiceCenter.com. Mayonnaise contains oil, vinegar and egg yolk. Some users believe that mayonnaise kills th... More »

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To rid of head lice after an infestation, wash all linens and clothing that lice victims have touched, vacuum carpets and upholstery, and treat all family members for lice whether they have them or not, notes KidsHealth.... More »

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At-home treatments for head lice include manual removal, essential oils and neem extract, according to Cathy Wong for About.com. It is important to note that natural remedies have not been regulated by the FDA and should... More »

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The treatment for head lice is to use a pediculicide with an ovicidal effect, as stated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or CDC. These are medicines that not only kill the adult lice, but the eggs they ... More »

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Apply a medicated shampoo, lotion or cream specially formulated to eradicate head lice to the head as soon as possible after it is confirmed a person has lice, explains KidsHealth. Remove any eggs, called nits, by combin... More »