Ear is composed of three parts: outer, middle and inner and each of them has important role. The outer ear that looks like a leaf and it accepts sound waves. Ear part, named pinna enables sound waves to enter the ear channel and they reached eardrum in the middle ear. There are located other important parts; hammer, anvil, stir up, semicircular, and middle canal.
After that sound wave travel towards the inner ear; there are located very important parts; the Cochlea, Eustachian tube, and nerves. When sound wave reached the nerves, they send signals to the brain, that way we can recognize and understand the sound.
Every part of the ear is susceptible to infections,but the most serious infection appears in the inner ear. Damaged, cracked ear drum, and other complications can be prevented with proper treatment. If the infection is not treated on time and properly, it becomes chronic, what leads to the hearing loss.
There are many effective homemade remedies that can heal ear infection and earache, but this one is the best – garlic and olive oil.
Garlic and olive oil for an ear infectionGarlic and olive oil are used as a natural remedy for ear infections, for hundreds of years ago. Both ingredients have amazing natural antimicrobial properties, which is making them the best solution for this problem.
Garlic contains allicin, an organic ingredient, which is responsible for its antimicrobial properties. One study found out that garlic (allicin) has proved to be the best cure for ear infections because it stops the growth of the bacterium, even the drug-resistant strains.
Olive oil is very effective in soothing the irritated ear because of its antimicrobial properties. Olive oil is proved to be effective in curing this infection, and for its antimicrobial properties are responsible the polyphenolic compounds found in it.
Garlic olive oil natural remedy
-1 tablespoon olive oil
-A half clove of fresh garlic
1.First, heat the olive oil.
2.When olive oil is hot, add the garlic clove.
3.Leave it for 20 minutes on a low heat.
4.Then, strain the olive oil, make sure there are no bits of garlic left in it.
5.Wait until the mixture gets to a room temperature.
How to use it:
You should put 2 to 3 drops of this mixture in the infected ear.It is advised to always make a fresh batch of this mixture every time you use it.