Natural Head Lice Treatment
We have all heard of someone who has had head lice and the struggles they had trying to get rid of them. The one thing you did not think is, it could happen to you. Unfortunately it has and now you have to deal with them. It is not important how you learned about the problem, either on your own or the unpleasant experience of a school nurse telling you. You have no choice at this point but to handle it. We believe the very best way to handle it is with Natural Head Lice Treatment.
You must take one very serious precaution before looking for a remedy. You must first be 100 percent certain it is head lice you are dealing with. The object of this web site and article is to help you make that determination and then help you make the right choice in either natural head lice treatment or other basic head lice remedies.
While not everyone has had head lice a good majority of the public have had them at one time. Many of us can look back at what our mothers did to cure the problem when we got lice. Know exactly what to do and then doing it quickly is the best way to rid the problem. Often it is both faster and safer to use a natural head lice treatment and other home remedies for head lice.
To answer the question, “What are head Lice” I will first say they are not dangerous and other than being an irritation to the scalp they do not carry diseases or cause any permanent side effects. Head Lice are simply a small parasite that feeds on blood drawn from the human scalp. They are an extremely common parasite and can be found most often on children between the ages of 3 thru 12. Girls contract lice more often than boys due to the length of their hair and social behavior.
The first thing you will notice if your children contract lice is itching of the scalp. It is something they cannot avoid doing. When you see your children begin scratching their heads it is time to take a close look and see what’s going on. Keep in mind, head lice and their nits can be very difficult to see especially at first when there could be as few as 2-3 lice. You may not see them during normal grooming and hair combing so it is important to take the time to separate the hairs with a comb and visually inspect the scalp.
While inspecting your child’s scalp look closely for eggs called “Nits” attached to the hair close to the scalp. Nits are small yellowish or tan and could be a brown color as they get closer to hatching. Nits are attached to the hair with a glue like substance making them a little difficult to remove. We will get into some very easy natural home remedies for head lice in later articles. Nits will be seen on the hair often times before you will see the actual lice moving around on the scalp. Once the Nits hatch they become what is called a “Nymph” which is the child stage of the parasite. After a couple weeks they will mature and become an actual adult louse.
After you have taken the time to be sure it is Lice your child has, you will then need to find the best treatment for head lice. Friends and neighbors can and will give you a lot of advice or you could take your child to a Doctor. Most often the best head lice remedies and the safest to use are those that can be made using all natural products.
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