Vasambu – Sweet Flag ( Good Treatment For Lice)
Vasambu is also known as sweet flag in english.The whole plant is medicinal and has many benefits to life.In India people tie the vasambu stringin the hands of the babies so that they can smell and chew on them which is will prevent the babies from getting sick. The whole plant is for homemade medical purpose only.
Vasambu oil is the best treatment for for head lice . It is a best natural ingredient to get rid of lice in your head.Ohter products in the market are very harsh and strong on the hair and the scalp especially for the kids.this vasambu home made hair oil is very mild on the hair and scalp and has no side effect. Most of the young generations are facing the lice problems and this might actually help to get rid of the lice and its eggs on the hair.
Instruction to make vasambu oil:
- Take a long piece of vasambu.
- Burn it directly on the flame till it turns black.
- Let it cool down.
- Powder the burnt part into a fine powder.
- Mix sesame oil and vasambu powder.
- Heat it in a pan.
- Once the bubbles start appearing around the edges swicth off the flames.
- Let it cool.
How to Apply:
- First clear the lice as much as you can by comb.
- Warm the hair oil and massage it on the scalp and let it soak for about one hour.
- Them wash it off with a mild shampoo or any home made shampoo like hibiscus etc.
- Try it twice a week till the lice all dies.
- When completely free of lice try it at least once a month .
- Main part about preventing lice is that to keep the comb washed and tidy.
- Make sure you wash the pillow covers and bedspreads atleast once a week.
- This home made oil which has no side effects.