Ear infections often happen in children, but it might occasionally happen in adults. The cause may be bactria or virus n the middle ear and you usually feel tingling in the ear, difficulty sleeping, high fever, headache, vomiting, diarrhea, or fluid draining from the ear.
The ear has different parts, outer, middle, and inner. Each one of them can get an infection, but the most serious ones are those that happen in the inner ear. It is very important to consult your doctor before any natural treatments.
Natural Remedies for Ear Infection
Take a cup of salt and heat it on a low heat for a few minutes. Put the salt on a cloth, seal theopen end, and put it on the ear while it is still hot. Hold it for 5-10 minutes and repeat this as many time as you want during theday. The heat will take out the fluid in your ear and stop the pain and the swelling.
Boil 2-3 fresh garlic cloves in water for 5 minutes, crush them and piut the mixture on the infected ear by using a cloth. If you want even better and faster results, consume 2-3 garlic cloves a day as well.
3. Olive Oil
You can clean the wax with olive oil by warming some. Then put a few drops on the infected ear and the wax will soften. You can also use musterd as an alternative to the olive oil.
4. Apple Cider Vinegar
If the ear infection is caused by fungus ACV is the best solution. You just need to mix ACV, water and alcohol in equal amounts and soak a cotton ball in the solution. Put the cotton ball in the ear for 5 minutes and remove it. Lay down on the opposite sideto drain the liquid from the ear.
5. Warm Water Bottle
Warm up water and put it in a bottle. Place the bottle against the ear but not for too long. You can also use warm water compress. You should constantly put it, wait for a while and remove it. Repeat that several times and the pain will be gone.
Chop an onion, put it in a microwave for 1-2 minutes, wait for it to cool down and strain the juice out of it. Put 2-3 drops of onion juice in your ear and leave it some time. Than turn your head to let the liquid drain out of the ear.
Take coconut oil and basiland mix them. Dip a cotton ball in the mixture and use it to wipe inside your ear. You should wipe the external edge and the back part of the ear. Repeat this process twice a day. The basil will take out the infection and stop the pain.
8. Tea Tree Oil
You need to make a mixture of 3 drops of tea tree oil, 2 tbsp of olive oil, 1 tbs of colloidal silver, and 1 tbsof apple cider vinegar. Warm the mixture and put it in the ear. Leave it there for 5 minutes, and than turn your head and lay down on the side so that the mixture drains out of the ear completely. Repeat this 2-3 times a day.