Introduction to olive oil
Olive oil is a monosaturated fat and it is the only vegetable oil that can be consumed which comes from an olive.
It has a lot of antioxidants and decreases the risk of heart diseases.
Two tablespoons a day of olive oil will lower bad cholesterol. It is also good for treating conditions such as ulcers and gastritis and is excellent for people who have stomach problems.
However, many people do not know that is can be used to treat ear problems as well.
Treating ear infections
An ear infection is a common problem. In order to know how to treat it, it is important to know a little bit about the ear. There are three sections of the ear, the outer, middle and inner ear.
Infections usually occur in the middle ear.
The eardrum can often get infected by bacteria and viruses. This area of the ear connects to the back of throat through the Eustachian tube, which can get inflamed and cause ear pain, irritation, redness and heat in the ear.
Oliver is can be used to improve digestion, disease and cancer, but also ear infections
The olive oil will sooth the pain in the ear and is a great natural remedy.
It will also provide protection from bacteria and viruses.
Olive oil is also skin-friendly and it can be used for ear wax removal.
Put two drops of the oil in the ear every morning and evening for a week in order to moisturize the ear. If a person is not uncomfortable with that, then they can put it on some toilet paper and microwave it when squeeze drops in to the ear and then plugging the ear with the paper.
This is an excellent way to get rid of war wax and general discomfort of the ear.
Olive oil is also good for earaches and pain caused by infections. It can be used with one clove of garlic heated up with olive oil for five minutes on low heat.
Pour and strain this combination and put it in a small glass. Then put this liquid in an ear dropper and pour a few drops into the ear. It should then be allowed to rest in there for several minutes and then drained out. After that, a person should keep some cotton in the ear for the rest of the day and do the same thing once at night as well. This will give immediate relief for ear pain most of the time.
If a person does not have any garlic they can use onion juice or even cinnamon heated with olive oil.