Frankincense. Relieves pain and inflammation associated with an ear infection.
Manuka. Has anti-viral properties and supports immunity, which may target the cause of ear infections.
Tea tree. Effective for ear infections due to its anti- bacterial and anti-viral compounds.
fluid buildup in the ear. Swimmer’s ear is caused by water getting trapped in the ear canal due to the buildup of wax; this causes bacteria to grow and an infection to occur. Ear infections can either be viral or bacterial, but viral infections are much more common; therefore, treatment with conventional antibiotics typically is ineffective and may include adverse side effects.
» Zinc. Boosts immune function, promotes healing. For ages 2 and older, take 10 milligrams twice daily.