Eyelash mites also referred to as demodex folliculorum. It takes up residence in the pores and hair follicles. Mites are most commonly found in the eyelashes and eyebrows and results in falling out of the eyelashes. The facial mites feed on the oil secreted by the human body.

In the majority of cases, no medical treatment will be necessary. Luckily, there are a number of remedies that are available. If one doesn’t work, then you can try another.

Method I: Tea Tree Oil

Ingredient:

1. Tea Tree Oil

2. Nut oil

3. Water

Steps:

1. Mix tea tree oil with a different kind of oil, preferably nut oil because it could irritate your follicles if used alone.

2. Rub the dilute tea tree oil on the eyelashes and eyelids

3. Rinse thoroughly with clean water.

4. Repeat this process at least twice daily, especially in the evening before you go to sleep.

Benefits:

Tea tree oil is one of the best known and effective ways to treat and eradicate a Demodex mite infestation.

 

Method II: Coconut Oil

Ingredient:

1. Coconut Oil

2. Borax solution

Steps:

1. Rub a good amount of coconut oil on your face and on the eyelids around the eyelash area.

2. Then rinse thoroughly with exfoliating wash or borax solution. 

Benefits:

Coconut oil is one of the safest remedy for demodex mites, whether consumed externally or internally. These are also the reasons why it is used as anti-ageing substance. It can also be taken as an anti-fungal remedy.

 

Method III: Apple Cider Vinegar

Ingredient:

1. Apple Cider Vinegar

2. Water

Steps:

1. Add a generous amount of apple cider vinegar to bath water.

2. For adverse cases, use apple cider vinegar to cleanse the skin.

Benefits:

Apple Cider Vinegar has been proved to be a successful remedy of demodex mites. It is well known for its properties to fight bacterial infections. It also develops anti-fungal agents which help with skin infections.

 

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Written by -

Sharmeen Khan