4. Coconut Oil
Coconut oil is also an effective remedy for head lice. What is great about coconut oil is that it is a hair care product you should already be using. If you are not using coconut oil already, and you have a problem with head lice, then it will eliminate it in much the same way as the olive oil.
The reason that coconut oil works for this purpose is that it drowns the lice so that they are unable to breathe and they die. However, like olive oil, this only works for the adult head lice. This is not going to work for the nits and you’re going to have to choose a different method for getting rid of them.
The recommended treatment, therefore, is to combine regular coconut oil treatment with the same heat treatment described above. If you use coconut oil regularly already, then you may have prevented the head lice infestation in the first place.