Most common ear infections are usually caused by the bacterial or viral attack in the middle ear. Children catch ear infections more easily than adults. Some common cause of ear infections is environmental allergies, nutritional deficiency, ear wax builds up, internal injuries and etc. Ear infections can easily be detectable, a person might suffer from an ear ache, sleep deprivation or difficulty in sleeping, difficulty in listening clearly, fever, draining of fluid from ear, nausea or vomiting.
It is very important to consult a doctor if you detect any of these symptoms, but for the immediate care, some natural treatments can be used. There is much time saving and easy remedies for an ear infection that can be done at home, these will help you in getting rid of the pain and other factors that are the main contributor to it.
Some of the natural remedies are described below;
Use of garlic oil
Garlic is very famous in herbal science for its anti-bacterial properties. It also has a pain relieving agent which makes it very effective for a treating earache. The moment you feel some pain in your ear, instantly grab some garlic oil and pour it into your ear. It can be bought from any food store. It is also rich in anti-viral properties which make it the best medicine for treating the symptoms of ear infections. Ear infections are generally viral in nature due to which they are not easily cured by an antibiotic. It is; therefore, best to use garlic oil for ear infections.
Totally noninvasive treatment for ear infection can only be provided by chiropractors who with their chiropractic adjustments are known to be very effective and efficient for adjusting the ear infections. Sometimes even the most advanced medicine is not being able to treat the ailment. That is because there might be any misalignment in the upper neck which can affect the healing process of the body. This upper neck is responsible for transferring the nerve signals from the brain to the particular affected thus affecting the overall healing process. Chiropractors are trained in locating and adjusting such misalignments to relieve the nerve interference and to regain communication between the brain and other parts of the body through the nervous system.
Tea tree oil
Tea tree oil has been proved to treat many infections through its anti-septic properties. For the past 100 years, it is being used in herbal science for natural treatments of infections and open wounds. It can very easily be applied to the affected area. It is very strong antiseptic due to which it has a very strong reaction when applied directly on the affected area. Therefore, it is suggested to add few drops of coconut or almond oil in it to reduce its strong effects.
It is a natural anti-bacterial, fungal and viral so it has all the properties for treating any sort of infection. It kills the virus which can lead to or has caused an ear infection. Moreover, it has an anti-inflammatory property which helps in reducing inflammation caused by infection, it also helps in reducing irritation and itchiness. It also helps in removing any dust or impurities present in your ears that could lead to ear clogging or infection.
It is also suggested to use it in the form of infused steam; its antiseptic properties through infusion can easily be spread across ear, nose, and chest and can kill all the bacteria and virus that might cause infection. Sinus blockage can also be treated which can cure an earache.