Your child scratches behind the ears … A small gesture that unfortunately often illustrates the presence of little beasts very unpleasant … Lice like to grow on the head of our cherubs at the beginning of the school year. And they become really tough as the mothers who sometimes try in vain to get rid of it! Lice have become more resistant to treatments sold in insecticide-based pharmacies.
What are the most effective natural solutions?
If by chance your child has not yet caught any lice, bet on the repellents! Prepare a floral lavender water, in which you can add two essential drops of lavender. You can exercise two sprays on your child’s wringed hair.
Too late, the lice have settled … It is necessary to treat, fast and well, otherwise the problem will last! It is enough that a slow passes through the meshes of the net and everything is to start again! Once mature, the louse can lay 4 to 10 eggs per day for about a month and a half. The nits will then take between 6 to 10 days to hatch … An infernal cycle that must be broken as soon as possible!
Arm yourself with patience and follow these tips!
Like the silicone-based treatments (which are non-biodegradable), coconut oil , by virtue of its viscosity, makes it possible to asphyxiate lice in a natural way. To increase the effectiveness of this oil, add a few drops of essential oils of real lavender , lavender or tea tree .
For example, take 4 tablespoons of coconut oil (plus the hair are long), add 10 drops of lavandin essential oil, then knead on your child’s head (at least 3 years old). Place a shower cap or food film, and let sit two hours, or all night it’s even better!
Then paint with a fine comb. Two shampoos will probably be necessary to eliminate this mixture certainly fat but effective!
This can also be done with neem oil . The latter, widely used in Ayurvedic medicine, is known for its insect repellent properties. The right formula: 10 ml of neem oil, 40 ml of coconut oil and 10 drops of essential oils of lavender! To leave to put 2 hours on the head of the children … before making a shampoo.
The conditioner lotion can help to perfect the treatment. Example recipe: Mix 250 ml of hot water with 250 cider vinegar, and add 5 drops of rosemary essential oils and 5 drops of lavandin essential oil. Rinse the hair with this lotion, then pass the comb.
Meticulously combing the hair remains a priority to get rid of lice and their nits.
New in the world of smart accessories, the Speedipou comb is circular and its size (21.5 cm) allows to act on the whole of the hair in two gestures. The space between the teeth (0.22 mm) has been specially studied and adapted to the morphology of the lice, in order to be able to remove them, whatever their stage of development (nits = about 0.8 mm nymphs = between 1 and 2 mm lice = between 2 and 4 mm). After use, Speedipou can be stored in its zipped pocket.In case of incomplete cleaning, the lice will not survive more than 36 hours.
Building on different sizes, the anti-lice kit Bug Buster is composed of 4 different combs 1 double smoothing comb conditioner, 2 combs anti special lice children (yellow), 1 comb anti special adult lice (yellow), 1 comb to remove nits and a protective plastic cage. To completely eliminate lice and nits, the Bug Buster method consists of 4 hair combing sessions, spaced 3 days apart, each time with a suitable comb.
There is also an electric comb , which electrocute these little beasts! Without danger, the electrical voltage of the comb is so low that it is not perceptible. Nice advantage: it is guaranteed for 3 years.