5 Powerful Home Remedies For Ear Aches And Infections

Earache is probably the most irritating ache you can feel, and if you are still looking for a remedy that will soothe the pain efficiently, we suggest that you try any of these 5 home remedies.

You have each of these products in your kitchen, but you are probably not aware of their efficacy when it comes to relieving earache. Choose your favorite:

1. Onion

Juice an onion and heat the liquid. Drop some (a few drops) in your aching ear, and lay on the opposite side. Wait for 5-10 minutes and rinse with lukewarm water. Repeat the treatment twice a day.

2. Tea Tree And Mint Oil

Add a few drops (3 drops of each) of tea tree and mint essential oil to 60ml of olive oil. Put 3 drops in your ear and lay on the opposite side for 15-20 minutes. Rinse with lukewarm water.

3. Coconut Oil

Heat some coconut oil and put a few drops in the aching eat. Lay on the opposite side for 5-10 minutes. Rinse with lukewarm water.

4. Garlic Remedy

For this remedy you need:

  • 4 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 120ml olive oil
  • 20 drops eucalyptus essential oil

Cook the garlic and olive oil in a saucepan for 8 hours. Strain the oil, and mash the garlic so you can get more of the liquid. Add the essential oil and stir well. Put a few drops in your ear every half an hour until the earache is completely gone.

5. Hydrogen Peroxide

Using a syringe fill a small bottle with hydrogen peroxide, but it should not be stronger than 3%. Put 5-10 drops in your ear. Lay on the opposite side for 10 minutes. Rinse well and wait for the liquid to come out of the ear, then rinse again.