Head lice are small insects that live on humans and feed on blood. When a large number of lice live and multiply on a person, it is called capillary infestation or pediculosis. It most often affects children and usually results from the direct transfer of head lice from one person to the other’s hair. Thus, it is better to learn how to get rid of head lice before things get worse.
The legs spread easily from one person to another through direct contact or by means of personal clothing or objects (such as hats or brushes). A louse can not jump or fly. The lobster develops in three stages: egg, nymph, and adult. The most common symptom of lice is itching. There are different symptoms, depending on the type of lice you have.
However, head lice infestation is not a sign of poor personal hygiene or a dirty living environment. The head lice do not carry infectious bacterial or viral diseases.
The head lice have simple or gradual metamorphoses. Immature and adults look similar, except size. The eggs of lice are called linden. They are cylindrical, white and oval. Head lice eggs are usually attached to the hair of the head near the scalp. Under normal conditions, the eggs will flake in seven to 11 days. The young egg that has to go out of the egg must feed within 24 hours or die. Paddy livers will regularly take a blood meal. Normally, a young lizard will mature in 10 to 12 days in an adult. The color of adult lice may range from white to brown to dark gray. Lone females make six to seven eggs a day and can set a total of 50 to 100 eggs in their lifetimes, which can take up to 40 days. Adults can only survive for one to two days without a blood meal if they are dropped.
It is very important to wash clothes and bed linen in hot water to get rid of head lice.
Some people continue to have to itch for 7 to 10 days after head lice and eggs have been killed. Creams or lotions with calamine or steroids can relieve your itching. If you have severe itching, you can try antihistamine pills. But be careful not to give your child an antihistamine unless it is recommended by a doctor.
Classic treatment for head lice
– rigorous hygiene
Natural treatment for head lice
1. Homeopathic treatment
– polarized light applications
2. Unrefined oil (gas)
200 ml of gas is mixed with 1 teaspoon of ground salt, the hair is washed with this solution, allowed to work for 30-40 minutes, then washed with water and shampoo; Then the hair is combed with a large comb to remove the head lice (egg parasites)
3. Mixture of oils
– of thyme oil, rosemary oil, juniper oil – each 30 ml of each
Preparation: Mix with 100 ml of corn oil and a teaspoon of ground salt
Administration: allow to soak one day, stirring 4-5 times the mixture, then apply to the hair: stretches well on the hair, after which the head is covered with a towel. After about 2 hours wash the hair with water and shampoo and remove, with a large comb, the pests of the parasites
4. Essential oil from tea tree
Essential oil from the tea tree in 200 ml of a special shampoo, which is found in pharmacies, add 30 drops of tea tree oil. Shake well and wash your hair at least 3 times a week.
These remedies can also be used for genital lice.
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