An ear infection appears when a fluid is trapped into the ear. The symptoms of an ear infections include fever, ear pain, vomiting, and yellow drainage from the ear.
Inner ear infection could cause inflammation and could affect balance. Mistreated ear infection could cause grave complications, as Meningitis, Mastoiditis, perforation of the eardrum, and hearing loss. Here are the best natural remedies to treat an ear infection.
A garlic could be used as pain reliever and natural antibiotic. You can apply 2-4 drops of garlic to your ear 3-4 times per day.
- Olive Oil
The olive oil is the easiest ways to treat your ear infection. It softens the wax that makes it easier to remove the buildup. All you need to do is apply a few drops of olive oil to your ear afterwards it has been well warmed. Then, after the wax is soften, you can remove it with cotton swabs.
Basil is very effective way to heal an ear infection. You can make a basil juice by crushing 4-5 leaves in order to extract its juice. The basil oil could also be combined with some carrier oil and applied around ear. You should do this treatment two times a day.
You should make an onion juice and apply it to your ear twice a day. In order to make an onion compress, you need to cut an onion in half and roast it in a microwave for one minute. After that, you should place it in some cloth and held against your ear for ten minutes.
- Tea Tree Oil
The tea tree oil could be used as an antiviral, antiseptic and antibacterial treatment. Just 3 drops of tea tree oil, 1 teaspoon of apple cider vinegar and 2 tablespoons of olive oil could be heated to soothe and heal an ear infection. This application should be applied with dropper two to three times a day.
- Mullein Oil
The Mullein Oil need to be prepared a couple of weeks before. The ingredients for this cure include a dried mullein, St. John’s wort, 2 to 3 crushed garlic cloves, olive oil, and ¼ teaspoon of Vitamin E oil. A mullein oil should be placed into a mason jar before putting the herbs. The Mason jar should be filled with some olive oil, ½ inch soaking it for two to four weeks. After that, the oil could be strained and replaced in another bottle. You should apply 3-5 drops of it for 15 minutes.
Natural remedies are perfect alternative of antibiotic treatment. These incredible homeopathic treatments use olive oil, garlic, basil, tea tree oil, mullein oil, and onion to treat the infection.