Tea tree oil was extracted on the Melaleuca Alternifolia tree that has a powerful germicidal, antiviral, fungicide, antiseptic, bactericide compound that efficiently fights against the parasite, infection, and mites.
This oil can help to get rid of the adult lice and the eggs that are locked on the hair.
You can also get benefits if you use tea tree oil to treat the head lice. Here are some:
The 1 percent solution of tea tree oil can already remove the head lice as stated by some experts.
Speeds up healing
Tea tree oil can help you to get a healthy scalp.
Decreased the number of lice eggs
This oil can help to stop the eggs of lice from developing. It also helps to get rid of the adult lice and the lice in the nymph.
Stops the hair follicles from getting clogged
Tea tree oil can help to boost the growth of the hair and nourished the roots.
Here are the two ways on how you can do the natural remedy to get rid of the lice:
Combine 3 tablespoons of coconut oil and 1 teaspoon of peppermint oil and tea tree oil. Massage your hair gently by the use of the mixture and comb it smoothly. Leave the oil in your hair for about 2 hours. After that, comb it again and wash it off to eliminates the oil.
Put the combination of 2 cups of apple cider vinegar and 1 cup of water to drench your hair. Place the combination on a hairspray bottle and sprinkle it on the hair. Wash it and comb it again. And then, put a few coconut oils in your hair and let it settle.
You must do and obey the whole process once a week for a month to make sure that all of the eggs and lice are k1lled already.
Note: You can also combine some drops of tea tree oil in your shampoo to eliminates the lice.
Combine 10 drops of tea tree oil in the 60 milliliters of natural oil (vegetable or olive oil). Put the solution in your hair and massage it gently. Allow it to settle in your hair for about 3 hours. Soak a nit comb in vinegar and warm water. Comb the nits and the d3ad lice. Rinse your hair by the use of natural shampoo and eliminates the oil.
But you need to know that putting tea tree oil straight on your skin and hair can lead to serious burns.
Tea tree oil was still strong even it was already combined with a carrier oil. That’s why it is not recommended to use for those babies younger than six months or those breastfeeding or pregnant women. You need to make sure that you already did a patch test for the children to observe if they are allergic if you will gonna do this remedy for the above six months.