Medicinal plants for tinnitus or ringing in the ears

Herbal treatment for tinnitus

Phytotherapy. Medicinal plants preparations for ringing in the ears

Phytotherapy for ringing in the ears or tinnitus focuses on the use of a number of plants with the following objectives:

  • Plants able to reduce the symptoms of the disease
  • Plants that can diminish stress, cholesterol and obesity, which are factors that worsen tinnitus symptoms

Internal use preparations with medicinal plants to treat tinnitus

Among all the suitable plants, we can point out the following:

  • Mistletoe (Viscum album) Because of its hypotensive properties, mistletoe improves ringing in the ears or tinnitus. (Decoction for 15 minutes of a teaspoonful of branches and leaves per cup (Do not exceed the amount of 5 g per day)
  • Ginger (Zingiber officinale) It helps combat ringing in the ears and dizziness. (Infusion of one teaspoon per cup of water. Drink 2 or 3 cups daily.
  • Bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus) Bilberry preparations reduce ringing in the ears caused by poor circulation problems. (Infusion of a spoonful of dry fruits per cup of water. Take 2 cups per day)
  • Sesame (Sesamum indicum) Widely used since antiquity in China to reduce tinnitus. (Eat sesame seeds during meals)
  • Black Cohosh (Cimifuga racemosa) The tincture of this plant, available in pharmacies and herbalists’, reduces noise or ringing in the ears. (Take it according to the patient’s leaflet)

To reduce the aggravating factors of this ear anomaly, you should consult the following links.

Plans to reduce stress.

Plants for cholesterol.

Plants for obesity.

External use preparations to treat tinnitus

  • Garlic (Allium sativum), lavender (Lavandula sp), Mint (Mentha arvensis, Mentha piperita, Mentha rotundifolia, etc.) And common mullein (Verbascum thapsus): Because of their bactericidal properties, they are particularly appropriate when tinnitus responds to an internal infection in the middle ear. (Carefully provide a couple of drops of diluted oil of these plants inside the ear with a piece of cotton)
  • Elder (Sambucus nigra) vaporization of the decoction of a handful of flowers in water (See how to apply vaporization method in the general study of the plant)
  • Parsley (Petroselinum crispum) and olive (Olea europaea): (Make a small ball with parsley and olive oil, add a little salt and introduce the mixture into the ear)
  • Plantain (Plantago major) (Crush a tender leave and pour a few drops in the ear)
  • Geranium (Geranium sp.) (Perform a geranium maceration by means of mashing a piece of the whole plant in 40 º alcohol. Let stand for 20 days in a warm place. Apply a few drops in your ear several times a day)

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Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

26 September, 2022

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