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What are some home remedies for getting rid of nits?

What are some home remedies for getting rid of nits?

Vinegar rinces: Some suggest various forms of vinegar used daily for a week as a thorough hair wash.The mildly acidic solution does seem to help loosen the nits from the hair & mature lice don't like it.Pickling vinegar is the strongest. If this fails you can always use an otc product like nix (permethrin). ...Read more

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What are sum home remedys for getting rid of acne?

What are sum home remedys for getting rid of acne?

Tea tree oil: A topical application of tea tree oil 5% may be as effective as topical benzoyl peroxide 5% (though its effects came on more slowly) but without the excessive drying of the benzoyl peroxide. The mechanism of action of tea tree oil has not been determined, but it appears to be broadly antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for getting rid of poison ivy?

What are some home remedies for getting rid of poison ivy?

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At home remedies suggested for getting rid of acne scars?

At home remedies suggested for getting rid of acne scars?

Home tx acne scars: I know of nothing effective that you can do at home for acne scars. Invest in a consultation with a dermatologist or plastic surgeon to find effective remedies. ...Read more

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Are there any good home remedies for getting rid of acne?

Are there any good home remedies for getting rid of acne?

No: The home remedies don't work. I'm sorry to disappoint you, but this is the 21st century and real science rules. Being young is hard enough without having acne; even in our dysfunctional health-care system, it should be easy to manage your acne. A good start is benzoyl peroxide (otc) plus topical Clindamycin perhaps with a retinoic acid derivative; oral antibiotics if needed later. Good luck. ...Read more

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Anyone have any home remedies of getting rid of bed bugs?

Anyone have any home remedies of getting rid of bed bugs?

Bed Bugs: Some professional exterminators use portable devices to raise the temperature of a room to a lethal temperature. All stages of bedbugs can be killed at 122 f (50 c). In some cases, you may have to throw out heavily infested items such as mattresses or couches. ...Read more

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What's the best home remedy for getting rid of head lice?

What's the best home remedy for getting rid of head lice?

Remedies: Natural remedies for lice include the application of olive oil, petroleum jelly, mineral oil or mayonnaise to the head/ hair. These oil-based products smother the louse. However, there is no research to demonstrate treatment efficacy. 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). ...Read more

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Are there any good home-made remedies for getting rid of pimples?

Are there any good home-made remedies for getting rid of pimples?

None that work: The lemon, honey, and pepper "cures" are cruel pranks. If topical benzoyl peroxide hasn't cleared you in two weeks, get with your physician who can add something that will. ...Read more

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What are the natural home remedies for getting rid of a cold?

Home remedies: Cold tips: for sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a netti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. ...Read more

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Please explain some home remedies for getting rid of acne?

Please explain some home remedies for getting rid of acne?

Some creams may help: First one has to outgrow acne, and until such time, can only control it. Many otc meds used to be prescription, and would try them first-benzoyl peroxide and salicylic acids would use a wash of one, cream with another, and consider using a clarisonic brush to help clean do not scrub as will worsen acne. If these not work see a dermatologist to coordinate. ...Read more

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Are there any good home remedies on getting rid of yeast infection.?

Are there any good home remedies on getting rid of yeast infection.?

Med are usually best: Natural Approaches to Yeast: 1. Wear cotton vs synthetic underwear 2. Avoid wearing underpants to bed at night. 3. No tight fitting panties & pantyhose. 4. Use natural tampon/ feminine pads (not scented). 5. No douch or harsh, drying soap on genitals. 6. Rinse genitalia well after soaping up. 7. Wear pants that fit loosely, not ones that hug the crotch.8. Change out of wet swim suits or ...Read more

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What are good home remediesor great products for getting rid of blackheads?

What are good home remediesor great products for getting rid of blackheads?

Comedone extractor: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day & use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. Exfoliate occasionally. Try not to pop pimples. Avoid touching face (cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider otc products (salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). If > mild acne see dermatology. ...Read more

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Are there any good home remedies for getting rid of rats?

Rats: Peppermint oil has been used by some to repel them. Don't mean to be gross - but my father and I gigged rats with pitchforks that were in our barn. ...Read more

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What home remedies to get rid of lice actually work?

What home remedies to get rid of lice actually work?

Home remedies: Natural remedies for lice include the application of olive oil, petroleum jelly, mineral oil or mayonnaise to the head/ hair. These oil-based products smother the louse. However, there is no research to demonstrate treatment efficacy. ...Read more

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What are good home remediesto get rid of a pimple over night?

What are good home remediesto get rid of a pimple over night?

Toothpaste for Acne: Place a small dab of any toothpaste on the pimple. The ingredients in the toothpaste will help to dry up the pimple within 24 hours. ...Read more

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Please describe a good home remedy for getting rid of acne?

Avoid conditioners: The #1 cause of acne are shampoo conditioners. They block the skin pores which give rise to acne. I suggest switching to baby shampoos that lack the additional conditioner. Eating healthy and consuming fresh fruits and vegetables may also decrease acne eruptions. ...Read more

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Any home remedies for getting rid of a sore throat?

Any home remedies for getting rid of a sore throat?

Remedies: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a streph throat test. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Or gargle with aloe vera juice twice a day. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Pour boiling water over thinly sliced >>. ...Read more