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how can i kill lice and eggs naturally?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Remedies: Natural remedies for lice include the application of olive oil, mineral oil or mayonnaise to the head/ hair. These oil-based products smother the louse. However, there is no research to demonstrate treatment efficacy.
Answered on Mar 14, 2016
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Wash clothing or linens in HOT Water. Soak personal items like combs or brushes in HOT water for at least 10 minutes (or throw them out if this is an option). Vacuum floors, carpets, mattresses, upholstered furniture & your vehicles.
May 24, 2013

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Probably not: Probably not, because many will be close to the scalp where the tongs will not be placed.

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