Head Lice Natural Remedies

Head lice are parasites that invades the hair of the body, especially of the scalp. It is very contagious. One can see the lice and the nits (small white balls) are on the hair shafts. Modern medicine uses poisons to kill head lice and nits. They are toxic.

The natural perspective on head lice is that some people are more susceptible than others. You can kill head lice with essential oils of Neem oil or Tea Tree. One must also use a nit comb and carefully treat hair for several days. Other solutions include herbs, homeopathics, and cell salts.

Disclaimer: some drugs and herbs should not be combined.

Natural Healing Protocol: Combining supplements will do more to support your body’s ability to function properly than using just one. Use the following remedies for best results — your ability to heal will depend on the severity and length of time your symptoms have been present.

Natural Healing Protocol

Herbs for Head Lice

Herbs are plants valued for their specific strengthening/ tonifying properties.

Garlic – herb for head lice, you should eat several cloves of garlic a day or take Kyolic garlic.

Dr. Christopher’s Herbal Parasite Syrup – helpful herb for head lice use for several days.

Cell Salts to Help with Head Lice

To make a cell salt solution, put up to 10 tablets of each cell salt in a 16- to 24-ounce bottle; fill with water and swirl to dissolve tablets. Sip throughout the day.

#4 Ferr phos 6X – for inflammation from head lice infestation
#12 Silicea 6X – to fight infections and inflammation of head lice irritation to the scalp

Head Lice Homeopathic Remedies

Homeopathic remedies are non-toxic natural medicines safe for everyone including infants and pregnant or nursing women. You may use 6X, 30X, 6C or 30C potencies.

Staphysagria (#1 homeopathic for head lice) – to treat and prevent head lice infestations. Also for conditions of frustration.

Lycopodium – with irritability, gas and bloating. Tired from 4 to 8 pm.

Mercuriussolubis– can have excess saliva and sensitivity to temperature changes. Bad breath and extreme exhaustion.

Sabadilla – with allergies and sneezing.


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Copyright 2015 by David R. Card