Patient Comments: Head Lice - Home Remedies

Please share effective home remedies for head lice. Who in your household was treated?

Comment from: HappyMom, 35-44 Female (Caregiver) Published: October 18

We had the displeasure of a lice infestation on three separate occasions over a 15-month timeframe. The best treatment was a home remedy of Sea Breeze facial astringent, tea tree oil and conditioner. We coated this thickly throughout and covering the girls' hair; left treatment on for 30 minutes, then rinsed out. Repeated treatment every 4 days for two weeks and the kids were lice free!

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