Back to School – Headlice The Nitty Gritty!

Back to School – Headlice!

Research has shown that tea tree oil may be a natural and effective remedy in treating headline compared to chemical insecticides.

Research at James Cook Univercity in Queensland, Australia, found the tea tree oil achieved and maintained a 90% kill rate over a three hour period, companed to just a 82% kill rate when a common insecticide was used!

Don’t Forget also that Neem too is know to be an effective treatment for headlice to.

Useful links:-

A great fact sheet on headlice and their removal!! – Headlice fact sheet

The James Cook Universtiy Study and all the findings —->

The effectiveness of deet and phytochemical repellents in the prevention of head lice (Pediculus capitis) transmission

Click here to download our removal and reinfection prevention Techinquie for FREE

Girl being combed for nits

Credit: IAN HOOTON/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

 

 

 

By |2012-08-17T10:00:42+01:00August 17th, 2012|Back to School|0 Comments