How do I treat an ear infection? I have been getting over a cold, and noticed the increasing pressure in my left ear. Does garlic oil in the ear really helps?

If you have any kind of ear infection and feel pain, pressure or irritation in your ears, then garlic oil is the best cure. Garlic is a carminative, expectorant, stimulant and aphrodisiac. It possesses anticoagulant, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and antifungal properties. These properties make garlic one of the best cures for various health disorders including ear infection. Oil extracted from garlic is believed to be great antibacterial agents and works wonder in killing bacteria. Thus, you can definitely try this remedy to alleviate pain and irritation caused due to ear infection.

Apart form garlic oil; there are other natural cures for ear infection. The most effective among them are apple cider vinegar, Echinacea, teat tree oil, hydrogen peroxide, calendula, willow, mullein, vegetable oil, honeysuckle, golden seal, alcohol and gentian. Use these cures individually or in combination with one another to alleviate ear pain and get rid of the infection.

Do study the contents before combining these substances or else the combination may cause a harmful reaction and may worsen the condition. The best combinations are goldenseal-Echinacea, gentian-honeysuckle, garlic-mullein, garlic-calendula-willow, garlic-calendula-mullein and teat tree oil-vegetable oil. Pour few drops from the prepared combinations and get relieved from pain, irritation and itching caused due to ear infection.

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