Many people recommend olive oil for ear problems, the question is whether this antidote really works. First of all, you should know that the wax produced in the ear is a substance that helps retain moisture and at the same time protects the ear from external agents and infections. It also helps remove impurities and dead skin cells from the ears. Therefore, it can be said that the ear has the ability to clean itself and earwax plays a key role in this process.

You already know that removing excess earwax is not a medical requirement. Still, you can use warm olive oil to help break up hard earwax stuck in your ear canal, making it a safe alternative to cotton swabs as they can push earwax back into the eardrum and therefore , damage the ear. Currently, although it is unlikely to cause harm, there are also no studies showing its effectiveness.

Home remedies with olive oil for the ears

If you no longer know what to do with this terrible earache and you think that it is not a serious illness but a common infection, we provide you with a remedy with EVOO for otitis.

Garlic and olive oil for the ears

Olive oil with garlic is useful for fighting ear infections. Also, along with garlic, olive oil is a special remedy to treat itching.
To make this solution you only need garlic, olive oil and enough cotton to apply.
First, you crush a few cloves of garlic to release allicin, the germicidal ingredient that this food contains, then you put it in a box and cover it with olive oil for about 40 minutes.
Then go on to filter the solution and you can apply it to your ears. If you heat it a little better because that way the blood vessels dilate better and it penetrates more easily.
Dip a cotton ball in the solution and place it at the entrance of the ear canal for a while to act.

Olive oil for otitis

Otitis is a disease characterized by intense pain. Olive oil for otitis is a very effective natural remedy for this disease.
To remedy it, the use of olive oil is very useful. Heat two tablespoons of olive oil to an acceptable temperature and pour into a dropper. Put 2 or 3 drops in the affected ear.

Olive oil to remove an ear plug

Olive oil for ear plugs is also a good option.
If you suffer from ear plugs, you can use warm olive oil to dissolve earwax that has hardened and stuck in the ear canal. The oil softens the earwax, making it easier to remove.
How can you make the plug in your ear disappear? One of the most common home remedies for earwax is to put a drop of olive oil in the ear, preferably warm, to soften the wax.
Cover your ears with a bit of cotton and leave it on all night.
You can remove the excess oil the next morning. Thus, you will have managed to clean the ears with olive oil.

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