Q: What’s the best natural remedy for preventing and treating head lice?
A: The concern with many commercial head lice shampoos and products is that they contain a number of chemicals and are potentially quite toxic. Fortunately, there are a growing number of companies making safe, natural solutions for lice treatment that do not contain these dangerous chemicals. Many natural products use essential oils, such as tea tree oil and lavender, to treat head lice with good success. Keep in mind that the home and other family members may also need treatment to eradicate the problem completely.

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Nancy Massotto is the Founder and Director of the Holistic Moms Network, a national 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Nancy has a passion for living holistic and works to help parents connect, learn and support one another on their journeys through parenting and holistic living. Find more information about Nancy on her website or follow her on Facebook and Twitter.