Although some people believe mayonnaise can kill head lice by smothering them, there is little clinical evidence of the effectiveness of this treatment, reports Mayo Clinic. Wet-combing, household cleaning and essential ... More »

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According to the CDC, there is no definitive scientific evidence to support the effectiveness of mayonnaise used to suffocate head lice. No evidence exists for the effectiveness of olive oil, margarine or butter to treat... More »

To remove mayonnaise from hair, simply wash the hair with shampoo as normal. Mayonnaise can be used as a deep conditioner to help dry hair that is thick or to treat an infestation of lice. More »

According to the CDC, there is no definitive scientific evidence to support the effectiveness of mayonnaise used to suffocate head lice. No evidence exists for the effectiveness of olive oil, margarine or butter to treat... More »

The use of mayonnaise as an alternative to prescription head lice treatment is often tried when conventional treatment does not work, reports the Minnesota Department of Health. It is possible to suffocate head lice by a... 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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To treat head lice with Listerine, soak the person's head with the mouthwash, and soak it again with white vinegar. Shampoo the hair, and then comb out any visible lice eggs, or nits. More »