"Natural" treatments and home remedies

Canyon, Deon, Speare, Richard, and Heukelbach, Jörg (2010) "Natural" treatments and home remedies. In: Heukelbach, Jörg, (ed.) Management and Control of Head Lice Infestations. Uni-Med Verlag AG, Bremen, Germany, pp. 76-83.

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Abstract

[Extract] LittIe is known about natural ectoparasite preparations used before the written word, however it is assumed that traditional, cultural approaches represent this oral lore. Written testimony to natural insecticides began in the first century AD when the Roman philosopher, Pliny the Elder, recorded known pest control methods. During the same period, the Chinese became avid users of powdered chrysanthemum, the forerunner of modern synthetic pyrethroid insecticides.

Item ID: 16721
Item Type: Book Chapter (Teaching Material)
Keywords: head lice, infestations, management, control
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Chapter 6: Treatment Options and Resistance

ISBN: 978-3-8374-1203-1
Date Deposited: 11 May 2011 22:34
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111799 Public Health and Health Services not elsewhere classified @ 100%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9204 Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health) > 920499 Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health) not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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