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Tea tree oil to prevent lice

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Someone told me, when my son started preschool, to wash the kids hair 1-2 times a week with tea tree oil.Apparently, lice bugs do not like tea tree oil so it is a good repellent.


I remember when I was a kid my mom would freak when those notes would be sent home or we even heard of someone having it and we'd all have to be doused with this "lice" treatment and it took me years to know what the awful smell was in that stuff - tea tree oil was the main ingredient.

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