Tips for removing ear wax

Olive oil

This amazing oil is another remarkable natural remedy which initially softens earwax, and then helps its removal. Namely, all you need to do is to drop two or three drops of olive oil in the ear at bedtime, and sleep on the opposite side. This treatment should be done for 3 or four nights.

Paraffin oil

Paraffin oil is extremely effective, and one of the safest ways to remove earwax. Being so effective, it can be found in most pharmacies. Heat two to three tablespoons of paraffin oil over a candle flame, and apply a few drops in your ear.

Then, try to lie still for several minutes, and rinse it out with some warm water.  In order to completely dissolve earwax buildup, repeat this procedure 3 days in a row.

Saline solution

This is another effective way to remove earwax. Soak a cotton ball in the following solution: dissolve one teaspoon of salt (7.5 g) in ½ cup of water (100 ml).

Then, tilt the head on the side to help the drops enter the ear. Wait for several minutes for the solution to enter the ear canal and soften the earwax. Then, tilt your head in the opposite direction to force the remaining solution to drain out. You can use a tissue for it.

Vinegar and alcohol solution

In a small bowl, combine equal parts of white vinegar and rubbing alcohol. Soak a cotton ball into the mixture and use it to apply a few drops of the solution to each ear.


This natural product can also be bought in almost all pharmacies. It is extremely effective in softening and removing wax from the ear. Glycerin initially soften earwax for easy removal. For fastest results, apply four drops in each ear, three times a day

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