Safe Ways for Unclogging Plugged Up Ears

Some people suffer from clogged ears right after swimming, taking a bath or when flying on an airplane. Fortunately for these people, there are many ways to help ease the suffering of clogged ears. In fact, some of these ways are so easy that the ingredients used to perform them are present in nearly every household.

For our readers, we have gathered a list of such safe ways for unclogging the plugged up ears.

Gargling Saltwater

For this remedy, you need the following ingredients.

  • Water
  • Salt

There is no need to put any of the above ingredients directly into your ear. Just mix some salt in the plain water and gargle on this water for at least 1 minute. His helps to easily unclog the ears as well as provide relief from the pain. It also helps with a congested nose.

Olive oil 

For this remedy, you need the following items.

  • Olive oil
  • Ear dropper

When the ears become too clogged up from wax buildup, then this remedy is effective. Simply heat up some olive oil and place it in an ear dropper. Use ear dropper to pour some drops into the ear and plug them. After a few minutes, the wax will become soft and can be easily removed with the help of an earbud.

Sunflower oil

For this, you need the following ingredients.

  • Water
  • Sunflower oil

Sunflower is similar to functioning as a natural lubricant; that is when mixed with water. Mix sunflower oil with water and gargle o this liquid for a few minutes. It will unclog the plugged ears and also provides relief in case of an itchy throat.

Saline solution

For this remedy, you need the following items.

  • Saline spray
  • Salt
  • Baking soda
  • Dropper or a syringe

Some cases of clogged ears are due to allergic reactions that cause inflammation of the ear. The use of a simple saline nasal spray not only provides relief to nose but also to the ears. Heat some of this saline nasal spray and add in it some baking soda as well as some salt. Pour it in a dropper or a surging and place it directly on your nose.

Jaw movement

Sometimes, the solution to clogged ears can be simple but healthy jaw movement. In case of clogged ears, open your mouth and wiggle the jaw from one side to another. Perform the movement until a popping sound can be heard which is the signal that pressure has been released.

Salt and Mint leaves and

For this remedy, you need the following ingredients.

  • Salt
  • Mint leaves
  • Water
  • Towel

Boil some slat as well as mint leaves in plain water. While the solution is still hot place your head over the pot and cover the sides with a towel. Now inhale on the rising steam.

Witch hazel

For this remedy, you will need the following ingredients.

  • Dried Comfrey leaves
  • Witch Hazel
  • Ear Dropper

Boil some dried comfrey leaves and witch hazel in simple water. After the solution cools down, take some in a dropper and pour it directly inside the clogged ear.

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