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Scabies and Lice

Scabies are tiny, burrow into the skin to produce intense itching, which tends to be worse at night. Lice live among human hairs and feeds on extremely small amounts of blood. In the case of scabies or lice, you want to add hydrogen peroxide and/or individual essential oils.
Scabies is a contagious skin infection that occurs in both humans and animals. Scabies is a parasite that is not visible to the naked eye. The parasite burrows under the skin and causes extreme itching.

Lice are also a parasite that generally is found in the hair. There are three types of lice:
  • Head lice
  • Body lice
  • Pubic lice
Outbreaks of lice are frequently seen in schools with young children because of the close contact and sharing of objects like combs and hair brushes.

Cause of Lice and Scabies

Lice can be caused by a number of things. Some of the most common causes are:
  • Head to head contact
  • Sharing personal items such as combs, hats, scarves, headphones
  • Home furnishings
Lice cannot fly so close contact with an object or person is required to contract lice. That is why schools are a very common place for infestation to occur.

Scabies is also generally transmitted by skin-to-skin contact. However, you can contract scabies from objects the parasite has come in contact with. Scabies can live without a host for up to 36 hours so the contact doesn't have to be as immediate as with lice. The mites that cause scabies can also carry disease, so be sure to identify the issue as soon as it arises.

Both lice and scabies produce a great deal of itching. Scabies also produces a rash. If you suspect that you have either condition, it is best to control the problem quickly before it is spread to others.

Natural Solutions

Since the parasite that causes scabies burrows into outer layers of the skin, an external approach to healing is primary and necessary whereas internal cleansing is secondary. Scabies and Lice both affect the external skin and are considered skin conditions.

It may be beneficial to perform a Sea Salt Soak daily. Full instructions for this can be found in an article titled Sea Salt Soak in our articles section on our website.

Other solutions that can assist the skin in healing are:
  • Hydrogen peroxide
  • Tea Tree oil
  • Eucalyptus
  • Niaouli
  • Lavender
  • Citronella
  • Peppermint
  • Ravensare
  • Thyme
  • Vetivert
  • Oregano
These essential oils and solutions are antiseptic, germicidal, and antimicrobial which will help clearing your skin conditions. Add a small amount to bath water for a soothing soak.

DHerbs Solutions

DHerbs recommends several products in addition to the essential oils listed that will assist in clearing parasite conditions: In closing, you can naturally heal from scabies and head and body lice conditions and without the use of harmful man-made chemicals.

Thank you for reading!

This article is compliments of Dherbs.Com.

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