The Effectiveness of Olive Oil to Combat Lice in Pregnant Women and Children

Authors

  • Bafreen Mohamad Raza
  • Haifaa Mohammed Amin
  • Hanadi Abdul-Elah Abdul-Razzaq

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i2.14670

Keywords:

Lice , Olive oil , Pregnant , Children

Abstract

For the period from February 2019 until August 2019 it was checked 75 cases of pregnant women and
children included girls and boys, and 28 pregnant women, 42 girls and 5 males were found to be infected
. Head louse , as the study showed that the highest incidence of head louse was recorded among girls , it
reached 56% , followed by pregnant women with a percentage of infection 37.33% , while males recorded
less infection with head louse amounted to 6.66% , respectively , and olive oil was used to determine its
effectiveness to combat head louse as a natural substance , and it used Statistical analysis was used Dunkin
test .

Author Biographies

Bafreen Mohamad Raza

Kirkuk University, College of Science, Department of Biology, Lecturer, Kirkuk-Iraq

Haifaa Mohammed Amin

Charmo University,
College of Medicals and Applied Sciences, Medical Laboratory Sciences, Assistant Lecturer 

Hanadi Abdul-Elah Abdul-Razzaq

Kirkuk University,
College of Science, Department of Biology, Lecturer

Published

2021-03-24

How to Cite

Bafreen Mohamad Raza, Haifaa Mohammed Amin, & Hanadi Abdul-Elah Abdul-Razzaq. (2021). The Effectiveness of Olive Oil to Combat Lice in Pregnant Women and Children. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 15(2), 2080-2082. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i2.14670