SWIMMER'S EAR REMEDIES
Otitis externa remedies
HOW TO TREAT SWIMMER'S EARS WITH NATURAL PRODUCTS
Phytotherapy: Herbal remedies for otitis externa
The phytotherapy for treating swimmer's ear is based on the use of a number of plants with the following purposes:
- Germicide plants that are able to get rid of the germs that cause infection:
- Plants that create a layer that prevents moisture from remaining in the ear.
Medicinal plant remedies for swimmer's ear
The most interesting plants for these purposes are:
- Olive (Olea europea L.) It can contribute to eliminate microorganisms. On the other hand, it protects the ear against excessive moisture. (Gently soak your ear with a few of cotton impregnated with olive oil, especially before entering the water.)
- Elder (Sambucus nigra) It has bactericidal properties (Apply the vapor resulting from the decoction of a handful of dried flowers. Dry properly after use) (More information about the vaporization method in the general study of the plant)
- Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus globulus) It also has bactericidal properties (Apply the vaporization method with eucalyptus leaves. Dry properly using the previous method)
- White dead-nettle (Lamium album) Because of its bactericidal properties, the leaves of white dead-nettle can be used in the same way.
More information about swimmer's ear in the listing above.
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This material is for informational purposes only. In case of doubt, consult the doctor.