There are many types of at-home cures for lice, but over-the-counter medicated lice shampoos should be used twice to effectively eliminate lice, according to WebMD. The medicated shampoos, called pediculicides, should be... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

Wet-combing, essential oils and smothering agents are all common home remedies for head lice. However, there is no scientific evidence showing that any of these treatments work, according to Mayo Clinic. More » Health Insect & Animal Bites

To treat head lice at home, special shampoo can be purchasedat most retail stores. Medication can also be obtained from a doctor, according to the Centers for Disease Control. More » Health Medications & Vitamins

Shin splint pain often resolves on its own following a period of healing and home treatments such as ice therapy, rest and over-the-counter anti-inflammatory medications that help to relieve pain and swelling, explains W... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

While there is no cure for gout, there are several measures to take at home to help ease pain and discomfort associated with a flare-up and minimize the frequency of flare-ups, according to WebMD. Prescription-strength o... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Gastrointestinal Issues

Some possible home remedies for earaches are the use of compresses, oil or naturopathic ear drops and over-the-counter pain relievers. Although a simple remedy like ear drops may relieve the symptoms of an earache, it is... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

Natural cures for lower back pain include regular exercise, applying hot and cold packs to the affected area, strengthening the abdominal muscles and improving flexibility, according to WebMD. Improved sleeping condition... More » Health Pain & Symptoms