Can you help me cure an earache in a four year old child?

If a four year old child is suffering form earache, read on the following natural remedies for ear ache.

  • The best remedy is garlic oil. Pour few drops of garlic oil or garlic juice in the paining ear. The antibiotics properties of garlic will help in killing the bacteria responsible for causing earache.
  • You can even chew garlic cloves to get rid of the ear pain. Chewing will help in contracting the ear muscles and unlocking the Eustachian tubes.
  • Hydrogen peroxide also works wonder in treating ear pain.
  • You can even use juice extracted from basil leaves to alleviate ear pain.
  • A slight change in dietary habits can also prove to be beneficial for treating ear ache. Increased consumption of Vitamin C can helps in strengthening immune system which eventually helps fight infections and kills harmful bacteria and virus. Vitamin C is a natural antibiotic and antihistamine that helps in reducing inflammation and fever.
  • Zinc can also help in alleviating ear pain.
  • Avoid eating dairy products such as butter, milk and cheese as these products worsen ear infections.
  • Pouring two drops of Crisco Oil into the painful ear will help in relieving pain.
  • Soak a cotton bud in warm olive oil. Squeeze out the excess oil and place the soaked cotton bud into the painful ear.

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