Home Remedy Against Ear Wax & Ear Infections

Home Remedy Against Earwax & Ear Infections

Many of us may have a habit to remove ear wax with Q-tips after bath, thinking that earwax is gross and should be removed. The yellowish waxy substance is naturally produced by the human body and is beneficial to our health in more ways than one. It helps to protect our inner ears from infections, dust, and dirt, as well as bacteria and other germs that would otherwise enter them. The wax also forms a protective barrier on the delicate skin in the ear canal which prevents it from becoming irritated when water gets inside, plus it moisturizes and keeps the skin from becoming dry, flaky, and itchy. While seldom do we know that using to remove ear wax is actually A wrong way to clean our ears, it’s ineffective and just pushes the wax further into the ear canal thereby increasing the potential for blockage. So stop Q-tips but gently wash the outside area with a washcloth.

If you feel that there is a blockage due to wax build up in your ear, you can try this all natural, homemade rinse to clear it out. This home remedy involves rubbing alcohol and white vinegar (Almost all ear drops (against infection) contain only alcohol for washing and drying the ear. ) which help dry ear, fight infections, eliminate earwax and soothe pain.

What needed:

  • Alcohol (rubbing alcohol)
  • White vinegar

How to:

  1. Take a small container and fill it halfway with white vinegar and equal parts rubbing alcohol.
  2. Take a teaspoon from the prepared mixture, tilt your head to the side and pour some of the remedy in your ear. Hold your head tilted for 30 to 60 seconds, then sit upright and allow the mixture to come out of your ear.
  3. In order to treat the ear infection or remove fat or water from the ear, you should practice this procedure at least twice a day.

Note: If you do not notice any results within 3 days, see a doctor. If you are dealing with a perforated ear drums, you should not use this medicine.

----  More DIY Ideas ----

Watch the video for more information on the topic.