Garlic is commonly used as an ear infection home remedy. It is applied in different forms, yet yields the same results. Garlic has its place in the natural healing world for several different medicinal and culinary uses, in regards to an ear infection it is seen as a natural antibiotic
Garlic is used as an ear infection home remedy in both adults and children. The ways that garlic is made into an ear infection remedy are the following:
• Garlic oil
• Garlic water
• Garlic inserted in the ear
Garlic is highly favored amongst parents as an ear infection home remedy for their children due to the fact that children do not like taking medicine. Using garlic as an ear infection home remedy allows parents to administer medicine indirectly to their child.
When garlic oil is used as an ear infection home remedy, it is made in one of two ways. One way that is made as an ear infection home remedy is by taking a garlic oil capsule, piercing it and allowing the oil to drip into the ear, and then a cotton ball being placed in the ear to keep the oil within the ear. Another way that garlic oil is used as an ear infection home remedy is homemade garlic oil.
When someone makes homemade garlic oil as an ear infection home remedy they will infuse fresh garlic into olive oil, and when it is ready they will place the warm oil into the affected ear(s) and place a cotton ball into the ear. Also, when garlic oil is used as an ear infection home remedy, instead of the garlic oil being placed into the ear, it is sometimes rubbed around the ear as well.
Another ear infection home remedy is garlic water. First garlic juice is made by juicing a couple of cloves of garlic (with the skins removed) until it is juice and no chunks remain, and then diluted with four to five times the amount of water as garlic juice. And then a small amount of this liquid is placed in the ear, while the head is tilted to the side. After this becomes intolerable, the head is then tilted to let the garlic water drain out of the ear.
Last but not least, way garlic is used as an ear infection home remedy is a clove of garlic inserted into the ear. A small clove of garlic with the skins removed and that can fit gently into the ear canal is selected, and wrapped in soft medical grade gauze and inserted into the ear canal. The garlic clove is usually put in at bed time and removed in the morning.
These are some of the ways that garlic is used as an ear infection home remedy.