Plant Magazine of Botanical-online September 2017

Natural remedies

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)

Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus

- White dead-nettle (Lamium album) Because of its bactericidal properties, the leaves of white dead-nettle can be used in the same way.

punto rojo More information about swimmer's ear in the listing above.

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