As Lice Clinics of America head lice professionals, we are all used to having the most effective and safe head lice treatment at our fingertips. It seems unfathomable that some people are still suggesting alternative remedies without any scientific basis. Even more concerning is the fact that many of these recommendations could be dangerous. A
The National Safety Council is sponsoring “National Safety Month” this June, a public awareness campaign to promote “reducing the leading causes of injury and death at work, on the road, and in our homes and communities.’ Lice Clinics of America is taking this opportunity to call attention to head lice treatment safety. There are two
Verify is a consumer protection program of WUSA Channel 9 in Washington, D.C., that, in its own words: “Is on a mission to separate fact from fiction in news and social media. We respect truth above all and believe in transparency.” The program took on the issue of head lice to answer the question, “Does
It was with a heavy heart that I read the news of a 16-year-old in the intensive care unit as a result of a head lice infestation. A friend told her to put gasoline on her hair to kill the bugs. She took gasoline from her family’s heating unit and dumped it on her head.
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Home Remedies for Lice are Not Effective, and Can Be Dangerous An article in the Daily Mail found that 8 percent of UK parents had tried to use Vodka to cure their children of head lice. Surprised? You shouldn’t be. People have tried all kinds of kooky, sometimes dangerous home remedies for lice removal. Why?
Why You Shouldn’t Listen to Advice When Dealing with Head Lice When a child comes home with head lice, most parents are, sadly, unprepared and go into panic mode. They rush to the drug store or doctor’s office (or Internet) and do whatever they are told because they don’t know any better. For many, many
Home remedies for head lice have a kind of folksy appeal—using mayonnaise, olive oil, tea tree oil—seem at first blush to be benign at worst. There are also recommendations you can find for kerosene or gasoline these are just a few examples of dangerous home lice remedies! Don’t Get Burned The reality is that none