The ears are one of the most sensitive body parts, and their cleanliness should be one of our priorities. Our ear canals produce earwax as a way to protect the ears from dust, foreign particles, and microorganisms, and themselves from irritations as a result of water.
The excess earwax leaves the ear canal from the ear opening naturally, but sometimes, the excessive production of wax in the ear canals can block the ear, and even lead to hearing loss.
Here are the symptoms of earwax buildup:
- sudden or partial hearing loss
- tinnitus, ringing or buzzing in the ear
- a feeling of fullness in the ear
If the earwax buildup is not eliminated on time, it can lead to an infection, which is often characterized by:
- severe pain in the ear
- pain in the ear that doesn’t subside
- drainage from the ear
- persistent hearing loss
- an odor coming from your ear
Yet, researchers have found that the use of Q-tips as means to clean the ears and eliminate the earwax buildup can do more harm than good.
Moreover, there are various over-the-counter solutions for cleaning the ears in pharmacies, but apparently, findings an effective, safe, and natural way to prevent ear infections and get rid of earwax is our best option.
We suggest a two-ingredient natural remedy which can help you disinfect the ears and clean them in a completely safe way.
It contains rubbing alcohol, which eradicates 85% of all aerobic bacterial contamination tit touches, and white vinegar, which offers amazing antibacterial and antimicrobial properties.
This combination fights mild or moderate infections, breaks down the earwax, and dries the ear in an entirely painless way.
Here is how to use it:
Mix the rubbing alcohol and the white vinegar, and drop 5ml of it in the ear. Keep the head tilted for about a minute, and then put the head upright to help the remaining mixture to run out of the ear. Apply the remedy in both ears, and repeat daily.