10 Natural and Reliable Home Remedies for Earache
Earache is very painful condition. Most often this problem is due to ear infection and fluid buildup in the ear. Other causes of earache are common cold, wax in ear blockage in nasal passage, physical damage in the ear and increase in air pressure. Using home remedies can help in treating earache at home itself.
Today I am going to share 10 home remedies which can help in the problem of earache.
Olive oil provides immediate relief from earache. It works as a lubricant and helps in overcoming ear infection. Moreover it also helps in stopping buzzing sensations in ear.
Put 3-4 drops of lukewarm olive oil in ear or you can dip cotton ball in oil and out it into ear. Mustard oil is also as useful as olive oil.
Garlic has allergic and antibiotic properties which reduce earache caused ear infection. Heat one spoon of crushed garlic in three spoon of sesame oil. Let it cool for sometimes and then filter the oil. Now out 2-3 drops of this oil in ear. You can put juice of garlic cloves directly into ear to get quick relief.
Onion is one of the easily available home remedy for earache and more other health problems. It has antiseptic and antibacterial properties.
Extract two spoons of juice from onion and heat it on low flame. Now put 2-3 drops of juice in ear. Also, crush onion and cover it with fresh cloth. Hold tightly and keep this over ear for 5-10 minutes. It will help in sudden relief from pain.
Hot Water Bottle:-
Put heat through hot water bottle around infected earache. Wrap hot water bottle in a towel and keep this under ear for sometimes. Also give heat nearby affected area so the whole removes from ear and from nearby area.
Ginger has strong anti inflammatory properties which help in curing ear infection. Ginger is also a good natural painkiller which can be used in any type of pain in the body. Extract juice from fresh ginger and out it in ear. This will gives immediate relief and reduce inflammation. You can also mix olive oil in this juice for better result.
Peppermint leaves and its oil, both are useful for treating earache. Extract juice from fresh leaves of peppermint and put some drop in ear. Moreover, you can also mix oil of peppermint and olive oil in equal amount and dip cotton in it. Now keep this in and around your ear for few minutes and you will get the relief.
Due to the it’s anti inflammatory, antibacterial, analgesic properties. Tulsi is considered as very beneficial for treating earaches. Crush some leaves of tulsi and extract juice. Put 3-4 drops of juice in ear, do this twice to kill the pain from roots.
Neem has potent antibacterial and anti fungal properties which helps in fighting with infection of the ear. Also, it has anti inflammatory and analgesic effects which help in reducing earache. Extract juice from few neem leaves. Put some drops of this juice in ear. Or, you can dip cotton ball in neem oil and put this cotton ball in your ear and take it out after few minutes. You can do any of these remedies 1-2 times a day until you get relief.
Bishop’s weed is also effective natural remedy for earache because of its antiseptic and antimicrobial properties. Heat one spoon of carom seeds mixed in three spoons of sesame oil at low flame. Now put some drops in ear. Otherwise, you can also heat two spoons of mustard oil and add half spoon of bishop’s weed and also mix two garlic cloves. Heat the mixture until garlic changes into red. Filter the mixture and put some drops into ear.
You can also provide moist heat to ear through hair dryer and this can also reduce earache but do not dry your ear after taking shower. Let the dryer warm and hold it slight away from ear, never do too much heat and do not take it too near the ear. Just through heat from bit distance in ear and let warm air dry moisture in your ear.
Do not use dry for long time , just use it for 2-3 minutes in the sets of 15-20 seconds each.