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Natural remedies for earwax disposal and ways to prevent them

Earwax is a natural substance produced by the glands in the ear canal. Earwax helps to lubricate and protect the ear from germs. It also helps protect the ear from bacteria and other external factors. In most cases, earwax and skin cells are transferred from the eardrum to the ear opening where it can be removed Easily, but problems can occur when earwax accumulates deeply inside the ear canal, and causes things to be inserted into the ear such as staples or cotton swabs, which leads to the entry of wax into the ear deeply and blockage of the ear, as excess earwax may accumulate due to the narrowing of the ear canal resulting from Types of infection And skin diseases, and in this article we will explain to you the best natural remedies for getting rid of earwax.

Get rid of ear wax:
 Salt water and earwax disposal: It is considered the best natural remedy in removing earwax, as salt water helps to reduce the accumulated wax inside the ear which makes it easy to get rid of it, and it is also possible to mix a teaspoon of salt in half a cup of warm water until The salt is completely dissolved, soak a cotton ball in the salt solution, and tilt the affected ear to the top and squeeze the cotton ball into the ear to put a few drops of salt water into the ear, while remaining in the same position for 3 to 5 minutes. After that, tilt your head in The opposite direction to allow salt water to come out of the ear, clean the part etc. I hope from the ear with a piece of clean cloth to remove soft wax easily.

Treating earwax with apple cider vinegar and alcohol:
Where research has proven that washing the ear with a mixture of alcohol and apple cider vinegar is one of the most effective natural remedies for getting rid of earwax, as apple cider vinegar has antibacterial properties that help in killing infections that may cause blockages in the ears, and it also helps to flush out any mucus in the ear And, when mixed with alcohol, it helps break up the wax and turn it into a liquid. Also, mix 2 tablespoons of alcohol with 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar in a cup, pour the solution into a dropper, put your affected ear up and use the dropper to put the solution into it. A cotton ball is placed in each ear, and leave the mixture in the ear to break up the wax for a few minutes, and the cotton balls are removed and then flip your face down and remained on this
position until the liquid comes out of your ears.
Hydrogen peroxide and earwax:
Hydrogen peroxide is an effective natural remedy to get rid of earwax, due to its sparkling properties, which makes it easy to remove earwax from the ear canal easily, equal parts of hydrogen peroxide (3% concentration) and water are mixed, and the ear droplet is filled with this mixture, tilted Your head sideways put a few drops of this solution in the ear, leave it for a while and then tilt your head towards the other side to get rid of the solution, and wax the earwax with a clean piece of fabric.

Coconut oil and earwax:
Coconut oil contains fats known as medium chain fatty acids, which are unique fats that include caprylic acid, lauric acid and capric acid. These fatty acids have anti-fungal and microbial properties that can help eliminate earwax while also preventing infection. And by heating a tablespoon of coconut oil in a small saucepan in the microwave until it turns into liquid, and the dropper is filled with oil, tilt your head towards your shoulder on the other side of the affected ear, then put the oil in your ear and leave it for 10 minutes, and it is tilt your head in Straight laying and rinse oil with Warm water, dry your ear with a towel and then repeat the same way with the other ear.

Glycerin earwax removal:
Glycerine is a natural moisturizer, which is a neutral, colorless, thick liquid that is effective in removing wax from the ear due to its moisturizing properties. It is also considered a safe remedy to get rid of wax at home, but it is better to dilute a little water because of its viscosity so that it can go deep into the ear canal And dilute the accumulated wax, and mix a few drops of glycerin with a teaspoon of water, put the solution in the dropper, and you should tilt your head and add several drops to your ear, and keep this position for 5 minutes, and tilt your head in the opposite direction to allow the solution to come out, and you should dry Your ear with a towel and then put 3 diameter T of alcohol to your ear. In addition to baby oil, baby oil helps soften earwax and makes it easier to remove it from the ear, and you can fill the ear dropper with baby oil, and you should tilt the affected ear toward the sky placing two to 5 drops of baby oil in the ear, and a cotton ball is placed over the ear hole To prevent the oil from leaving and leaving for several minutes, you can remove the cotton ball and tilt your head toward the treated direction to drain the excess oil, and clean the ear cavity a soft piece of fabric, and you can use mineral oil instead of baby oil.

Tea tree oil and earwax:
Tea tree oil contains strong antibacterial and antiviral and anti-fungal properties. It also has anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory and microbial properties that help treat blocked ears due to sinusitis or earwax blockage. It can be used in two ways:
  1.  First: the steam process, a cup of water is boiled, then add 3 drops of tea tree oil, then remove the cup from the water and tilt your ear towards the steam, allowing the hot steam to enter the ear and you will feel an instant relief from the blockage, as the steam flattens the wax This reduces ear obstruction.
  2. Second: A tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil is mixed with 3 drops of tea tree oil, then put the mixture in a dropper and tilt your head to the shoulder of the opposite ear, then put two drops of the solution in the affected ear, with a repeat of the other ear if necessary, the solution will help In the drainage of any mucus in the ear and provide relief from obstruction, as it is useful for blocking the nose as well, repeat this method once or twice until congestion and earwax disappear.
Prevention of ear blockage with wax:
It is found that some people are more susceptible to ear waxing than others, and they are advised to see a doctor frequently to undergo earwaxing procedures from time to time, and to reduce earwaxing with wax, the American Academy of Nose, Ear, and Throat-Head and Neck Surgery recommends following what comes to prevention From getting a blockage of the ear, where cleaning the ear is avoided exaggerated, for fear of causing irritation, infection, and blockage, not using cotton sticks to clean the ear, and not putting anything inside the ear, such as toothpicks or hairpins, as this may hurt The drum Ear, or auditory canal, and may even lead to osteoporosis.

It is advised to definitely seek medical help in the event of pressure, pain in the ear, or hearing loss, especially doubting that these symptoms are not caused by earwaxing with wax, and it is important to emphasize here that the presence of secretions or bleeding may indicate the presence of other problems. Consult your doctor about safe ways to remove earwax at home. Avoid resorting to waxing the ear, and it is considered a procedure in which a conical candle is placed and hollowed inside the ear canal, as it is believed that the heat resulting from lighting this candle generates pressure that will pull the ear wax out, but there is no scientific evidence for the effectiveness of this method as indicated by the General Department For food and medicine in 2010 AD, in addition to the possibility of harm that may be caused, such as: exacerbation of the problem of earwax blockage, or burns to the face, head, scalp, or ear, in addition to the possibility of perforation of the eardrum and bleeding.