The 7 Most Effective Head Lice Home Remedies

Essential oils. Many essential oils can eliminate lice. Some only remove them the same way almond and olive oil do. Some oils that have shown effectiveness include peppermint, nutmeg, cinnamon leaf, clove, neem, eucalyptus, lavender and red thyme. Aniseed, ylang ylang, tea tree and Nerolidol oils are recommended by Mayo Clinic. The method is the same as with almond and olive oils. Some oils can cause allergic reactions, so be sure to check what’s in the product. Carrier oils are not always listed on the front of the bottle.