Home Remedies To Cure Ear Pain


Earaches can be very painful. Most are due to fluid buildup in the middle ear. This can result from a variety of causes such as loud sounds, the common cold, an ear infection, wax in the ear, blockage in the nasal passage, physical damage to the inside of the ear, an increase in air pressure and so on. Earaches occur more commonly among small children than adults.Here are some of the best natural earache remedies that can be tried at home to get instant relief.

 1. Onion



  • Crush a fresh onion and wrap it tightly in a piece of clean cloth.Hold the cloth over the infected ear for about 5 to 10 minutes.Repeat the process several times a day.
2. Tea Tree Oil



  • Mix three drops of tea tree oil, two tablespoons of olive oil, a teaspoon of colloidal silver and a teaspoon of apple cider vinegar. Warm the mixture slightly.
3. Garlic



  • Boil 3-4 cloves of Garlic in some water. Mash them and add a pinch of salt. Wrap this poultice in a flannel or woolen cloth and place on the aching ear.
4. Sesame oil



  • Mix one teaspoon of Bishop’s weed oil with three teaspoons of sesame oil and warm it slightly.Put four to five drops of the oil mixture in the ear.
5. White Vinegar 

  • Mix some white vinegar and rubbing alcohol and pour few drops of this mixture into the infected ear. It will heal the infection while reducing the pain in the ear.
6. Basil leaves 



  • Crush few basil leaves Press them on a sieve and extract juice Strain the juice using a fine strainer Pour 2 drops of this juice in the infected ear
7. Salt



  • Take 4-5 tablespoons of salt and heat it in a pan until it becomes a bit brown in colour. Now, wrap it in a clean cloth. Press it over the infected ear for 2-5 minutes every day.
8. Peppermint juice

  • Pour few drops of fresh peppermint juice into the aching ear. You can also apply peppermint oil externally around the infected ear. But, make sure, you don’t put it directly into your ear. 
9.  Ginger

  • Put fresh ginger juice into the affected ear. You can also heat 1 tablespoon of fresh ginger root in ¼ cup of sesame oil and then, apply it externally around the aching ear.