Home Remedies for Earache


Earache occurs due to an infection or swelling in any part of the ear. Below are some home remedies to reduce the earache.

Garlic: Garlic

Garlic is a strong analgesic as well as antibiotic properties, that gives a fast relief from earache. Take 1 teaspoon of crushed garlic and heat it in 2 tbsp of sesame oil for a few minutes. Now, let it cool and then strain it. Now, pour 2-3 drops of this oil in the paining ear.

Ginger: Ginger

Ginger is an excellent painkiller as well as it also has anti-inflammatory properties. Put fresh ginger juice directly into the ears to get relief from pain. You can also heat 1 tablespoon of fresh ginger root in 1/4 cup of sesame oil and then, put a few drops of the oil in the aching ear.

Onion: Onion juice

Onion is the best remedy and it is one of the most readily available home remedies for an earache. Extract one tablespoon of onion juice from grated onions and heat it over low heat. Then put 2-3 drops of the juice into affected ear at least 2-3 times in a day.

Neem: Neem leaves

Neem has antibacterial ant antifungal properties that help fight infection. It has anti-inflammatory and analgesic effects that help reduce earache. Crush a few neem leaves to extract the juice. Put a few drops in the aching ear. Repeat once or twice a day until you get relief.

Salt: salt

Take 4-5 tablespoons of salt and heat it in a pan until it becomes a bit brown in colour. Now, wrap it in a clean cloth. Press it over the affected ear for 2-5 minutes every day. It will heal the infection while reducing the pain in the ear.