Adults rarely get an earache other than swimmers ear. Children on the other hand get them quite regularly. Earaches are the body signaling that there is an infection starting. Earaches come from infections can be with the outer ear or in the middle region or the inner ear. Another cause of ear ache can be from food allergies. So if you or your child is getting this problem often, check with an Allergy Specialist to see if this might be the problem. Here are a list of some Remedies that may helps you in get rid of the pain :
Home Remedies for Earache
People who are not familiar with this procedure it might be strange to you that a foot massage could possibly help a problem with your ear. But there are many who swear by this treatment. You can have someone massage the bottom and sides of your four small toes on the same foot as the ear that is the problem, or both sets of toes. If you don`t have someone to do it for you, you can massage them yourself.
Eat more Garlic
home remedies for earaches
Eating two cloves of garlic a day helps you in many health issues; it is one of the most powerful home remedies for earaches you can take. Garlic has had a long history as a medicine. It carries with it a love/hate relationship for many. But there is no question about its effectiveness in fighting infection. With a little practice you can learn to eat more garlic and as you do you will see infections disappear. You can use garlic externally as well. Finely grate or crush a clove so that the oil inside is released. Place this in a tea spoon of olive oil and soak overnight, (1 Day is better). Warm to body temperature. Strain and place two drops on a cotton ball. Gently place in the ear and leave 40 minutes to an hour.
Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple cider vinegar has a good health benefits. Mix 1/3 apple cider vinegar with 2/3`s steaming water and subject the ear over the steam. Be sure not to scold yourself. This remedy is good for both adults and children as it relieves pain, kills bacteria and has other health benefits.
Hot foot bath
Foot bath home remedies
I know, We back to the feet again. How can treating the feet be one of the home remedies for earaches. It sounds strange to treat the feet when you are treating earaches, but many of you will find this natural remedy for earache will works well. While doing a relaxing 30 minute foot bath also place a hot compress on both ears for extra benefit.
The author is not a Doctor and has no medical training. Always consult your health care professional before using these or any home remedies or natural cures.