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Home Ec: DIY Lice Treatment Spray & Salve

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Natural Lice Spray

Use this on dry hair for a preventative spray or on wet hair followed–by nit combing–to help  effectively treat lice.

4 cups apple cider vinegar

20 drops Tea Tree Oil

20 drops Lavender Essential Oil

20 drops Eucalyptus Essential Oil

Shake together and put in a spray bottle.


Natural Lice Treatment Salve

Use this to salve weekly when lice is endemic around you or every few days to treat a case of head lice. Leave for at least 20 minutes, or cover the head with a shower or swim cap, and leave it on overnight. Use in combination with nit combing to treat lice.

1 cup of coconut oil, warmed just to liquid

2 Tbsp of pure Neem Oil

Blend and apply to hair and scalp.

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