There are two common causes of ear infections.
1. an infection to the middle ear.
2. an inflammation of the outer ear canal.
Ear aches can be caused by infection in the nose, throat or ear.
So when you have an ear ache this Instructables should give almost immediate relief of your ear pain.
Step 1: Step 1: Ingredients
You will need!
small container with lid
set of measuring spoons
Garlic press (something to smash up the garlic, like a knife but it must be small)
3 tbsp of pure olive oil
2 cloves of fresh garlic
Step 2: Step 2: Prepare Ingredients
We need to clean the garlic because right now its really dirty!
After that we just cut the ends off, we don't need them either.
Step 3: Step 3: Mixing
Use your garlic press to Smash the garlic into the pan.
If the garlic sticks to the press, then use your knife to scrape it off.
After you have added your garlic, add your 3 tbsp of olive oil.
Step 4: Step 4: Warming Up
All you want to do is warm up the garlic and olive oil.
So place the pan over a medium flame and stir until it's warmed up to body temperature.
Step 5: Step 5: Applying to the Ear
Now you need to let it cool off so its comfortable to the ear.
First put a small amount on your wrist to feel if it's at body temperature, 95-100 degrees Fahrenheit
After it's cooled off, turn your ear that's in pain to the side so that its facing straight up.
Then just drop 2-3 drops into the ear.
Put the tissue slightly in the ear pressing against the ear.
(This is only to keep the oil from oozing out and soiling your pillow.)
Step 6: Final Step: Storage
You should have some left over and instead of making more every time you have an ear ache, you can store in glass container.
Just pour into small container with lid and store at room temperature.
Enjoy an ear without pain!
On a final note, you can mix red wine vinegar with this to make a great salad dressing!
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