How to treat an earache?
Following are some non-pharmacological treatments a.k.a home remedies to treat deadly earache!!
Warm up some coconut oil
Pour few drops in aching ear and lie down for 5 to 10 minutes, coconut oil having antimicrobial and antiviral properties.
Gently heat some juice from raw onion
Apply a juice of raw onion in an aching ear lie down for 5 to 10 minutes,this remedy will relieve pain and inflammation in your ear.
One fourth cup of olive oil and several drop of tea tree oil
Mixed and and apply few drops in an ear and lie down for 15 to 20 minutes, tea tree oil contain chemical compound that kill offending bacteria!
Garlic + olive oil
Place the mixture on a low heat in a pan for 8 hours, squeeze well to get a garlic juice, mix it with some essential oil and apply few drops of this mixture in aching ear every 30 minutes, garlic prevent an infection from spreading and relieve pain.
Apply 5 to 10 drops of 3 % hydrogen peroxide in to the aching ear, lie down for 10 minutes then tilt your head to get rid of the liquid, hydrogen peroxide has antibacterial property and makes a great then disinfectant and an antiseptic!!
Apply a Heating pad for 20 minutes on your aching ear but don’t fall asleep with it!! Heat from a heat pad can reduce inflammation and pain in the ear.
Warm up some olive oil
Apply a few drops to the ear, remember the oil shouldn’t be warmer than your body temperature!