Easiest Trick To Clear A Clogged Ear

Stuffy or clogged ear can be a tremendously painful condition and can cause a great deal of discomfort.

The root cause of this sensation is either a blockage or inflammation in the Eustachian tube. This can occur because of common cold, sinus congestion, etc.

So, if you've been facing trouble in hearing, or are hearing ringing sounds around you, then you must read on, as we've got just the thing to help you deal with this problem.

Also Read: Home Remedies To Unclog Your Stuffy Ears

Though this is a common problem, it should not be taken lightly. As these symptoms could heighten and adversely affect your hearing capacity.

Trick to clear a clogged ear

In a few severe cases, people experience bleeding or discharge of other fluids from the ear as well. This, usually, happens because of some serious underlying issue.

Mild or severe, inability to hear clearly because of a clogged ear can infuriate anyone to the core.

So, today at Boldsky, we're sharing with you an easiest trick to clear a clogged ear, without putting any store-bought ear drops in your ear.

This age-old trick of using tea tree oil in a steam has been deemed as one of the most effective and simplest ways of clearing a clogged ear.

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Tea tree oil is packed with anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties that can reduce inflammation and destroy bacteria, which could cause an infection.

Take a look at the amount of this ingredient required and the process of preparing the remedy at home.

Ingredients:

Trick to clear a clogged ear

4-5 drops of tea tree oil
2-3 cups of boiling water

Process:

  • Put 2-3 cups of water in a pot and bring it to boil.
  • Add tea tree oil in it.
  • Let it boil for 5-10 minutes.
  • Then simmer down the flame a little.
  • Take the pot off the stove.
  • Place the pot on a table and tilt your head in its direction. 
  • Stay tilted and let the steam do its magic. 
  • Cover your head with a cloth to prevent the steam from escaping out. 
It will hardly take you a couple of minutes to get this steam ready.

But, if the feeling of blockage has been persistent in nature, then you must consult with an ENT specialist to get to the bottom of the problem.

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Story first published: Friday, June 3, 2016, 6:30 [IST]
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