Is there a natural lice treatment that’s effective? On today’s episode of Carson Natural Radio, Dr. Phil & Anna-Kat tackle the subject of head lice and the dangers of the over-the-counter chemical treatments (like ones with Pyrethrin and Permethrin, which are neurotoxins that have been deemed ‘safe’ by the government, but are designed to kill living organisms and contain strict warnings about over-usage). They also reference studies on the effectiveness of the natural options on the market and tackle myths about head lice like:
- Can head lice fly?
- Can pets spread head lice?
- Can sharing personal items spread head lice?
- Can people be more susceptible to head lice with poor personal hygiene?
- Are head lice more attracted to dirty hair?
- Do head lice prefer long hair?
- Is freezing personal items an effective way to kill head lice?
Learn all that and more on this edition of Carson Natural Radio.
“Fact Or Fiction” Segment [2:16]: “Natural head lice treatments are not as effective as over the counter or prescription ones. … Fact or Fiction?”
Dr. Phil’s Lice Treatment Recipe:
1.5 mL of tea tree oil per 1 ounce of olive or coconut oil
Place solution in hair, let the child go to bed with a shower cap.
The next morning wash the solution out, then after the child’s shower, go through the hair with a fine-toothed metal comb to remove the dead lice.
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