Home remedies for common ailments 1 - Oatmeal for acne 2 - Garlic for earache 3 - Salt & Pepper for toothache 4 - Coconut oil for dandruff 5 - Salt water for sore throat 6 - Apple cider vinegar for indigestion 7 - Olive oil for constipation 8 - Thyme for coughs 9 - Spiced tea for common cold 10 - Lavender for headaches
The common use of antibiotics to treat earaches may actually have the unintended effect of causing recurrent ear infections! The AAP now recommends a "wait and see" approach for uncomplicated earaches along with comfort measures. I tried this one recommended by Lillian Beard, M.D. with one of my littles a few months ago and it was very helpful. Thought I would pass it along!
Oil for earache! This really works. The peppermint gives your ear a cool feeling, so limit the about o drops to about 2 drop of peppermint to 3 drops of lavender on cotton ball. Place cotton ball in your ear.