This remedy was submitted by our reader Veronica A., she says: This remedy basically saved our lives (ok, not really) when Violet and I got head lice last year.  We tried all the shampoos and they wrecked our hair. We made a blend of essential oils and coconut oil (you could use whatever carrier oil you like) and left it on our hair for one hour, rinsed, and the lice never came back, granted we still had to remove all the nits but the oils made that a lot easier. 

Natural Head Lice Remedy:
Five Teaspoons Carrier Oil, Coconut Oil works great especially when solid
Five Drops Lavender Essential Oil
Five Drops Eucalyptus Essential Oil
Five Drops Rosemary Essential Oil
Five Drops Tea Tree Essential Oil
Five Drops Peppermint Essential Oil

Mix together and spread on hair generously. Cover hair with plastic cap and leave on for one hour. Rinse out of hair and make sure to continue nit searches nightly. 

This can also be made into a spray for around the house or the car by replacing the Coconut Oil with Olive Oil and Water and putting in a spray bottle. Use the same recipe minus the Peppermint Oil and Eucalyptus for children under five as it may affect their breathing. 

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