Have you ever wondered why do our ears have wax and where does it comes from? Well, your ear wax is the body’s natural defense system that keeps away dirt and bacteria out of your ear canals. On the other hand, if it builds up som much in your ears, you may face very severe consequences and thus causing the problem in your ears like a blockage in your ear canal which may cause a loss in hearing. Simply put, the easiest solution of this can be removed of extra wax out of your ears by using natural ways or home remedies which do not have any side effects. Though some people use cotton swabs to remove the wax it is one of the worst ways to clean the wax.
So, if you face any problem in removing your ear wax, then try your hands on the following mentioned remedies to get rid of the wax naturally.
You can use vinegar to remove the wax from your ears. What you have to do is mix 1 part of vinegar with 1 part of hydrogen peroxide and 2 parts of the water solution. Put the drops of this remedy and wait for five minutes. Sit up and blot the ear dry. Repeat the treatment if required.
This is another old-school remedy that can do wonders for you. You have to put in a few drops in the ear and let it sit for one or two days. Then, take a rubber bulb and irrigate the ear, flushing out the softened wax. Make sure that you thoroughly dry your ear after applying this treatment to prevent any infection.
3. Hydrogen peroxide
This is yet another one of the best options for getting rid of ear wax as it simply liquefies the wax. You have to put one or two drops of hydrogen peroxide directly into the ear and then wait for 10 minutes. After that, you can take a shower or use a bulb to irrigate the ear and flushing out the liquid wax. Don’t forget to dry the wax after that.
4. Baby oil
If you don’t have mineral oil around, you can also use baby oil to remove the wax. Put in a few drops into the ear and let it sit for one or two days before irrigating with a bulb syringe. And yes, don’t forget to dry your ear after this treatment to prevent any infection.
5. Mineral oil
This is an old-school remedy that can be used to soften the wax for removal. What you have to do is warm the oil to room temperature before placing it in your ears. Use two drops twice daily for five days and then flush out the wax later on.
Well, this remedy has gained popularity long before but according to sources; this remedy has not been proven to work and should not be used much now as many peoples have been injured from the hot wax and thus causing problems in their eardrum.
7. Garlic ear drops
The last method is using a whole clove of minced garlic in 2 tablespoons of warm coconut oil for 30 minutes. Use an eyedropper to apply two drops of this remedy and then wait for the next ten minutes and then clean your ears gently.
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