Apparently, Q-tips are not effective in the case of earwax build up, as they do not clean the wax out of the ear drums.
Therefore, we need to find a way to successfully and safely remove the ear cerumen. Undoubtedly, there are numerous cleaning products for the ears and you can buy them in pharmacies and markets.
Yet, we advise you to try this natural option, whose results are even better. Namely, our amazing natural remedy has proved its benefits to numerous people, so we also suggest it as a way to quickly eliminate an earache or your ear infection.
This natural remedy contains rubbing alcohol and white vinegar and rubbing alcohol. It has been shown that rubbing alcohol can destroy even 85% of aerobic bacteria, indicating that it is a remarkable cleaner and disinfectant. On the other hand, white vinegar effectively treats infections, as it has strong antimicrobial and antibiotic properties.
Hence, the mixture of these two ingredients, when applied to the ear, treats the infection, dissolves the earwax and keeps the ear canals dry in a completely painless way.
This is how to prepare and use this remarkable homemade recipe:
Combine rubbing alcohol and white vinegar in ratio 1:1. Then, pour 5 milliliters of it ( a teaspoon) into your ear and tilt your head to the opposite side. Remain thus for a minute and then sit back up in order to allow the mixture to drain from the ear. Repeat the same with the other ear.
You should repeat this treatment twice a day in order to prevent or treat ear infections, and to clean your ears from earwax and trapped water.
Yet, note that this treatment should be used in cases of mild to moderate wax buildup or ear infection, and if the situation is more complicated, you should consult your doctor.
Moreover, you should also visit your doctor if you do not feel improvements after several days of using this mixture. Also, take a pain relief in the case of a perforated eardrum.
Other included sources linked in Family Life Goals’s article:
Rubbing alcohol: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2994051/
White vinegar: http://www.webmd.com/parenting/d2n-stopping-germs-12/speed-cleaning-germs