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10 Home Remedies For Ear Infections

10 Home Remedies For Ear Infections. Ears are one of the most delicate and sensitive parts of the body and they get infected quite often. However, these ear infections are an occasional but very painful situation and the disturbs the whole body functioning. It might cause severe headaches and loss of hearing and unbalanced walk, most severe infection can make you faint and unconscious.

Usually, initial symptoms of an ear infection include:

  • Earache
  • Low or loss of hearing
  • Fluids from the ear

Most children are prone to such infections as they come in contact with infectious objects more often.

Here I am going to share with you the most effective and long list of treating an ear infection at home.

1. Garlic:

Garlic contains anti-bacterial effects that remove the infection quickly and instantly.


  • Take a small piece of cotton cloth and wrap a small piece of grated garlic in it.
  • Keep it in the ear for 20-30 minute and then remove.

2. Garlic Puree:

As mentioned in the last remedy garlic is a vast group of anti-infection ingredients. Pour some drops of garlic extract in the ear and then let it drain out.

3. Garlic and sesame oil:

Sesame oil is also a powerful ingredient that fights infections and improves immunity.


  • Garlic cloves                        2-3
  • Sesame oil                           1 teaspoon


Heat the oil and add garlic cloves in it.

Soote the cloves for few minutes then apply this oil with the help of cotton bud in the ear.

Do not pour more than 2-3 drops in the ear.

4. Onion:

Onion also has an antimicrobial property that is helpful in treating the infections.


Add peeled onion slices in the microwave oven and then bake for 15 minutes.

Squeeze the onion juice and add few drops in the ear and then drain the ear.

5. Onion Wrap:

You can also bake onion leaves and then use warm compresses around the ear to remove the ear wax.

6. Warm water bottle:

Warm compresses are effective in reducing the pain and opening the blocked passages. Simply fill a water bottle with warm water and place it near the infection ear and then remove at 5 minutes interval. You can also damp washcloth in the hot water and then place it near the affected ear.

7. White vinegar and alcohol:

Apple cider vinegar and alcohol together make the perfect combo for relieving the pain. All you have to do is to mix white vinegar and alcohol in equal parts and then add 2-3 drops in the infected ear. It will instantly remove the pain. However, make sure to drain out all excess liquid from the ear and does not seep in the ear.

8. Apple Cider Vinegar:

Just like white vinegar apple cider vinegar also clears the ear passage and removes the infection. In fact, you don’t need alcohol as the apple cider vinegar provides essential ingredients. Simply lay on the opposite side of ear infection and add 2-3 drops in the ear and then drain by turning the side.

9. Tea tree oil:


Nowadays anti-infectious property are very famous and is used vastly around the globe.


  • Tea tree oil                                               few drops
  • Olive oil                                                    2 tablespoon
  • Apple cider vinegar                               1 teaspoon
  • Colloidal Silver                                        1 teaspoon


Mix all the ingredients and then warm the mixture little bit. Now apply it in the infected ear and rest for 15 minutes then use a cotton bud to remove the paste.

10. Honey :

Honey is a natural antiseptic and is used for all kind of treatments. You can either drink honey in lukewarm water or apply near the infection site to remove the infection causing cells.