Pain and infection in the ear is horrible experience especially in children. Besides fever, which makes you feel weak, you must face pain in the ear as well.
At this time of year when we have rainy days and low temperatures, home remedies for treating some health issues are more than welcomed.
In order to reduce the pain in the ear and infection’s symptoms, do this simple remedy, you will need only sea salt and socks. Due to the presence of minerals, salt retains heat and has the power to reduce pain until the body is not defended from the infection.
Salt-sock is actually white cotton sock filled with sea salt. You can tell young children that it is magical sock that will make the pain go away.
You will need from 1 to 1.5 cups of sea salt. The salt needs to be large because you do not want it to slip out of the sock. Put the salt in a clean pot and heat it over medium heat for about 4 to 6 minutes, until it is heated evenly (should be hot). Then, place the salt in a sock, tie a knot and place the sock as a coating onto the affected ear.
It can be prepared in another way as well.
Fill the sock with big sea salt, tie a knot are placed it in a clean warm pan. It needs to be heated for 6 to 7 minutes until it is evenly heated from all sides. After that, place it onto the sick ear. Your pain will be relieved within minutes.