8 Home Remedies to Prevent & Get Rid of Fleas

Fleas are the common problem for most of us especially for our hair. The rapid changes of life style and abundant supplies of hair products are the main sources of flea’s presences in our hair. Although it’s tiny, this animal can be a big problem. There are about 6 to 12 million of children in United States of America have the fleas’ problem every year. The presence of fleas will make the sufferer scratch their head or body because they are hiding inside our hair scalp to suck amount of blood. Without proper treatment, the females’ flea will produce 6 eggs everyday and it will hatched for 8 days. Oh my God! So gross! Flea is a quite serious problem. The experts said that fleas are contagious when the sufferer interacts with their families, relatives, friends and so on by hopping from hair to hair. The presence of flea is not accidentally just happen. Flea can hop on your comb, yes, your comb. Towels can also the object of fleas. Overused of various hair products can also triggering the fleas to invade your hair. And the main reason why you can get the fleas is probably you seldom to maintain the healthiness of your hair. As the solution for this problem, I will give you the natural ingredients to cast off those fleas and you can undergo a daily treatment for your hair so the fleas will not be comeback again. And, without further ado, here are the natural remedies for removing fleas in your hair.

1. Almond


Almond is the most effective natural ingredients to remove fleas in your hair. The instruction is easy, first thing to do is you need to soak 10 pieces of almonds in a bowl of water for all night. Peel and grind the almond in the morning until it become a paste. Add three spoon of lemon juice inside your paste. Spread it in your scalp and hair thoroughly. Leave it for 2 hours and then clean it with cold water. Do it at least twice a week in two months to get the best result.

2. Alcohol


The 70% of alcohol contains isopropyl or you can use absolute alcohol to remove this tiny bloodsucker. This ingredient is safe to applied and it will guaranteed successful depend in how brave you are to try it. The instruction is easy, prepare a bowl of alcohol and use your finger to rub it in entire your hair and scalps and leave it for a couple of minutes. Add a conditioner to rub your scalp and use a special comb to bring out the fleas and the last thing is wash your hair. This treatment can only done once a week for 1-2 month.

3. Lemon Juice

Lemon Juice

What is the most effective way to give them an excruciating pain? A glass of lime juice is your secret weapon. The amount of acid can give those creatures’ bad times. The instruction is easy, first you need to make a glass of lemon juice and wash your hair with it. Leave it for 30 minutes and you can wash your hair after that with vinegar and warm water. This lemon juice treatment will rapidly remove the fleas. This method is suitable for children to adults because it will not harm your hair.

4. Olive Oil

Olive Oil

The extracted oil from olive is the most popular hair treatment. Olive oil can give you many kinds of benefits for beauty and health purposes. Removing fleas in your hair is one of them. The instruction is easy, first you need to rub olive oil in your hair before you go to sleep and use a shower cap to cover up your hair. In the morning, clean up your hair with water and you can wash your hair with shampoo as usual. You can do this every day because olive oil doesn’t have the dangerous side effect for you.

5. Red Onion

Red Onion

This spice is usually become the food seasonings and the cure for various diseases, but is there anyone knows that the amount of sulphur inside red garlic can kill the fleas in your hair? Yes it is. Red onion can help you to remove fleas in your hair. The instruction is easy, you need 4-5 pieces of red onion and crush it into a thick paste. Bundle it with a cloth and squeeze it to get the juice. Next, spread it to your scalp thoroughly and leave it for 2 hours. You can wash your hair with warm water. You can do this treatment once a week to cast off them forever from your hair.

6. Mayonnaise


Who doesn’t know this sauce? This is the popular sauce for burger and hot dog. According from the Minnesota Health Department, mayonnaise can also be used for reduce the population of fleas. The instruction is spread this mayonnaise in your hair and scalp thoroughly and cover it with shower cap. Leave it for 5-6 hours. Wash your hair with shampoo and dry it using hair dryer. You can do this treatment once a week for two months.

7. Coconut Oil

coconut oil

This oil is extracted from coconut. This oil can be your fleas removal solution. First, you need to apply the coconut oil in your scalp and hair. Cover it with shower cap for all night. Wash your hair in the morning. You can do this treatment five times a week.

8. Vinegar


The amount of acid inside a bottle of vinegar is effective to kill the fleas and destroy their eggs. But, you need to be aware that vinegar will give you the side effect which can harm your hair. Therefore, you need to add a little bit water to reduce the amount of acid in a bottle of vinegar.

That is the natural ingredients to removing fleas in your hair. By choosing the natural method, I believe that it will be safer for your hair and it will not give you the harmful side effects. If you want to get a rapid result, I think you need to buy the artificial medicines. See you on the next articles and stay healthy everyone!


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