Head lice is contagious and it cause distress, severe itching and burning. So, here are 10 natural ways by which you can get rid of head lice for good.

1. Garlic and lemon juice paste 

Apply this paste on your scalp and leave it on for 20 minutes. The strong fragrance of garlic can kill lice.


2. Tea tree oil

Put tea tree oil on your scalp overnight. The insecticidal and ovicidal effects of tea tree oil kills lice and their eggs because its a natural louse repellent. 


3. Salt and vinegar 

Spray this solution over your scalp and leave it on for an hour, the salt eliminates lice through desiccation. 


4. Mayonnaise

Gently rub mayonnaise on your scalp and leave it on overnight to strangle the lice to death. 


5. Petroleum jelly

Suffocate head lice by applying a thick layer of petroleum jelly and leaving it on overnight. 


6. Listerine

Soak your hair in Listerine and cover your hair with a shower cap. Eucalyptus and thymol found in Listerine strangulates lice when applied overnight. 


7. Neem oil

Add a few drops of neem oil to your shampoo to block the air passage for lice and nits to eliminate them. 


8. Coconut oil

Leave coconut oil overnight on your scalp to stop lice from moving freely and multiplying as it has a lubricating nature. 


9. Baby oil 

Choke lice to death and restrict their air passage by applying a generous amount of baby oil on your hair and scalp for at least 5-6 hours.


10. Vegetable oil 

Massage your scalp with vegetable oil and leave it on overnight to throttle lice. 


Spread happiness not head lice.