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:
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.
- 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.