5. Hot Water
Take a hot water bottle or damp a small washcloth in hot water and place it on the aching ear. The warmth gives a great relief from earache while improving the blood circulation. You can also putting moist heat around an infected ear. It can work as a great pain reliever. Simply wrap a hot water bottle in a towel and press it against the aching ear for a few minutes.
Ginger has strong anti-inflammatory properties that can be helpful in treating ear infections. It is also an excellent natural painkiller.
- Extract juice from fresh ginger and put it directly into the ears to get relief from pain and reduce inflammation.
- You can also mix one teaspoon of fresh grated ginger root with two tablespoons of olive oil. Leave it to infuse for 5 to 10 minutes and then put a few drops of the oil in the aching ear.