Essential OilsHow to PREVENT Your Children Coming Home with LICE

How to PREVENT Your Children Coming Home with LICE

 Here is a wonderful tip for Mothers of daycare & grade school aged children. Anyone can come in contact and become infested with LICE and their eggs (nits) at any age but it seems younger children bring it home more often.

Put a 3 – 5 drops of  Tea Tree Essential Oil in every bottle of shampoo and conditioner each time you open a new bottle, then use at least once a week. Lice do not like the smell of tea tree oil and this will prevent them attatching to hair.

How to PREVENT Your Children Coming Home with LICE


This tip could  benefit: anyone who works, volunteers or goes to school where coats,sweaters are all hung in the same area.

I know some may say that my measures are a little much but after dealing with LICE in a household that had 7 people at the time…. I will do my best to never have to endure such a thing again.


Melissa Francis
Melissa Francis
Greetings! I'm Melissa Francis, the founder and primary contributor to The Homestead Survival. With over 20 years of experience in homesteading, sustainability, and emergency preparedness, I've dedicated my life to helping others achieve a simpler, more self-reliant lifestyle.

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