Category Archives: Lice removal myths

// Are Essential Oils Effective at Treating Head Lice in Children?

Posted in Head Lice news, Lice removal myths

We’ve posted previously about the effectiveness of a wide range of home remedies for treating head lice and nits, and one of the topics on our list was the use of essential oils. Recently, a pharmacologist released an article in … Continue reading

// Can you get rid of nits using vinegar? Reviewing the popular home remedies for head lice.

Posted in FAQ, Lice removal myths

We get asked a lot about home remedies for lice and nits. We understand why – it would be much easier if there was something in your kitchen cupboards that could beat the itchy enemies quickly and cheaply. Some of … Continue reading

// Tea Tree : An Effective Way to Eliminate Head Lice?

Posted in Lice removal myths, Non-chemical removal

There is absolutely no scientific evidence that tea tree kills head lice. No studies have been done to verify this. Tea tree is a natural disinfectant, and because head lice carry a lot of bacteria it is useful for that. … Continue reading

// Can You Use Heat to Kill Nits?

Posted in Hand Clearing Lice, Lice removal myths

We use a very specialist machine to dehydrate the nits – the eggs – with very controlled heated air. This machine is cooler than a hairdryer. If you used a hairdryer to do what we do you will burn the … Continue reading