What was the smelly head lice treatment that parents used 20 years ago?
I am not sure what the smelly treatment is but I can recommend some natural remedies. Before you listen to anyone advising you to use a pesticide treatment (over the counter shampoo) please consider the following: No chemical head lice treatment is legally allowed to be labeled as ‘safe’ as every insecticide is a poison. They are also ineffective as head lice have become immune to them. Luckily there are quite a few totally natural remedies available that readily kill head lice. Suffocation is an effective method where oil based products (i.e.: conditioner) are used to block the breathing holes and kill the live lice. The real trick though is to find natural products that will kill both the live lice and their eggs in one fast effective treatment. Remedies containing Neem Oil are known to be highly effective as Neem interrupts the growth and reproduction of the head louse. Neem’s insecticidal properties are widely recognized now and the oil is commonly available at your local health fo