Mix together all of the ingredients in an 8 ounce spray bottle.
Shake and carefully spray on hair each morning, and again when going to places where lice exposure is likely!
(Avoid spraying on skin, eyes and ears!)
As an example, for my last spray, I upped the other oils, and then upped the alcohol content to help dissolve them.
I mixed together the following:
1 tsp. neem oil
a few squirts of argan oil (from s squirt dispenser so I didn't measure)
30 drops tea tree EO, 20 drops Eucalyptus EO (my son has never had issues, otherwise it's best to wait until age 10 and test it out in small amounts), 20 drops lavender, 5 drops cinnamon leaf oil, 5 drops geranium oil. I then filled the bottle with mostly vodka, along with a dash of distilled water, and shook it to combine everything well.
If you are using for children under 10, you can replace the eucalyptus oil with a different oil on the list, or a combination of oils. (Or just replace it with more tea tree oil.)
You can add in more alcohol (or none at all) depending upon if you are adding in more oils, and how important it is to you that the oils are dissolved in the spray. See notes below on making your own spray.
Recipe printed from Oh, The Things We'll Make! Blog. https://thethingswellmake.com/homemade-lice-repellant-spray-recipe-natural-lice-prevention/