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Natural Home Remedies To Treat Ringworm Of The Scalp

Ringworm can be difficult to tackle, especially if it's not caught in the beginning stages. It's very common with children around the world. At first, they start off as small red lumps on the scalp. The fungus attacks hair shafts and as a result, the lumps grow larger and the hair around the area falls off. Using coconut oil, garlic, tea tree oil, turmeric, myrrh and goldenseal, and aloe vera gel on the affected area can help treat ringworm of the scalp.

Pumpkin Seed Oil To Cure Baldness

Although baldness is usually associated with men; there are hundreds of women who also suffer from this embarrassing condition. Whether you are man or...

Is Steam Bath Good For Health?

Steam baths have been in use since time immemorial. A steam bath is a steam-filled room generally used for relaxing and cleansing. An important thing...

Various Parts Of Datura And Their Medicinal Uses

The datura has long been known as the secret ingredient that was used in love potions and witches’ flying spells. Today, this whimsical-looking member...

Tips To Improve Hair Texture

All of us know at least one woman in our lives who always looks like she’s walked right out of a luxurious hair commercial....

Benefits Of Eating Cherimoya

Native to southern Ecuador and northern Peru, where it still grows uncultivated, the cherimoya is a tropical fruit that was carried to other parts...

10 Uses Of Camphor You Might Not Know About

Camphor is a waxy, white byproduct made from distilling the bark of camphor trees. While it is traditionally used during Hindu prayer rituals, it...

5 Common Head Lice Myths

You notice your child is itching his head an abnormal amount. He seems uncomfortable and you suspect it might be head lice. You start...

6 Uses Of Petroleum Jelly You May Not Have Known

When applied on damp skin, petroleum jelly locks in the skin's natural moisture. It heals minor cuts, keeping them moist and preventing scabs, and soothes diaper rashes. To treat cradle cap or head lice, apply it on your kid's head and leave it overnight. This lice treatment is effective for adults too. If you are prone to swimmer's ear, dab some jelly on a clean cotton swab and insert it in your ears while you swim.
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It’s Louse-y! How Long Do Lice Live?

There are 3 types of lice: head lice, body lice, pubic crab lice. Head lice, with a lifespan of 40 days, live the longest among the 3, followed by body and pubic lice which live up to a month. Both head and pubic lice need a regular supply of human blood to survive (unlike body lice!) and can perish within 24 hours without a human host to "feed" from.

4 Effective Ways To Use Tea Tree Oil For Lice

Anti-lice shampoos and other chemical treatments can be harsh, especially on children. A natural, safe alternative is tea tree oil, used alone or in combination with gentle treatments like nerolidol, lavender oil, or coconut oil. It can be used as a spray or added to a shampoo. To use: massage the sol. onto the scalp and hair; wash off and comb wet hair to remove the dead lice.

Essential Oil Formula To Prevent Hair Loss (Alopecia)

In a 5ml euro-dropper bottle, blend 10 drops each of cedarwood, palmarosa, geranium, blue yarrow, clary sage oil; 20 drops each of ylang ylang, bergamot oil; 5 drops each of thyme, rosemary oil. Allow to synergize for 24+ hrs before using. To use, add 15 drops of the blended mix to 1oz of carrier oil; massage into scalp and wash it off with a mild shampoo after 1 hr.
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Difference Between Lice And Dandruff: What Do You Have?

Specks from dandruff are flakes of scalp skin that easily fall off. If you have lice, those specks are parasites clinging tightly to your hair. Itching is a common trait of both. Dandruff can be caused by seborrhea or even be a reaction to hair products. Lice come from close contact with someone who already has it. Anti-dandruff shampoos, honey, neem, and tea tree oil work on dandruff; pesticidal lotions, manual wet combing, petroleum jelly, and neem can treat lice.

6 Benefits Of Onion For Hair Growth As Per Scientific Research

Onion juice is an effective remedy for alopecia areata, an autoimmune condition. If your hair loss is due to bacterial or fungal infections and free radical damage, the sulfur compounds and quercetin, an antioxidant, in onions can help. The sulfur can also strengthen your hair. Onions also spur the activity of your natural antioxidants against hydrogen peroxide that causes hair graying. Apply the juice directly on your scalp.

The Useful Remedies Hidden In A Tea Bag

Whether a cold evening or a pleasant morning, a cup of tea works just fine for everyone. Well, thanks to tea bags, this awesomely...