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 »

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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 »

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 »

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 »

According to Dr. Oz, the best way to treat head lice is by washing the infested hair with vinegar and olive oil. Olive oil can also be used when picking nits or lice eggs out of the hair, as it makes the hair slippery an... 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 »

Kill head lice and eggs with a medicated shampoo, lotion or cream rinse, as recommended by Kids Health. However, do not expose children under the age of 2 to medicated shampoos. Instead, remove lice and eggs from wet hai... More »

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