An ear infection also called as acute otitis media is a painful condition that occurs more in children than adults. To relief the patient from pain and infection, doctors quickly prescribe antibiotics. But, antibiotics might not be the best choice, as they have many side effects especially for children.
The symptoms of ear infection are Ear ache, diminished hearing, drainage of fluids from the ear, difficulty in sleeping, loss of balance and loss of appetite. Below enumerated are some of the Effective Oil To Treat Ear Infections.
Here are some effective home remedies to treat ear infection.
Garlic acts as a natural antibiotic and also relieves pain. It contains powerful compounds that kill infection and also have anti-inflammatory properties. You can use garlic in following forms to relieve pain and inflammation of ear.
To make garlic oil boil two cloves of garlic in two tablespoons of sesame oil or mustard oil or olive oil until it becomes black. Strain the solution and pour two to four drops of the oil into your ear. Lie on one side for few minutes to let the oil enter the ear canal. Repeat four times daily.
Boil three fresh garlic cloves for a few minutes. Crush them and add one teaspoon of salt. Wrap the mixture in clean cloth and press it against the painful ear.
It is a natural medicine against air infections. It helps to clear the obstruction by softening the wax. Ear infection can also be caused by wax in the ear that catches fungal or bacterial growth. Warm the oil slightly. Pour a few drops into the affected ear. When the wax has softened, gently remove it from the outer ear with cotton swabs.
Eucalyptus Oil And Lavender Oil
Steam inhalations also help soothe ear discomfort. Boil some water and pour it in a container. Add a few drops of eucalyptus and lavender essential oils. Cover your head with a towel and inhale deeply.