Earwax Research Paper

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1. Salt water Salt water is excellent earwax removal since it softens the wax inside of the ear and the wax is then easily removable.
1. Mix half a cup of warm water with 1 tsp. salt. The salt should completely dissolve in the water.
2. Soak a cotton ball in the salt water.
3. Tilt your head sideways and squeeze the cotton ball. Few drops of the salt water should drop inside of your ear.
4. Remain in that position for 5 minutes.
5. Then, tilt your head in the opposite direction. The remaining water will drain out.
6. Clean the ear opening from the wax that softened with a cloth.
2. Hydrogen peroxide Hydrogen peroxide is excellent for removing excess earwax.
• Mix equal amount of water and hydrogen peroxide (3%).
• Take an ear dropper
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• Clean the ear with a cloth.
9. Glycerin Glycerin can also be used to remove accumulated earwax since it lubricates and moisturizes the ear.
• Put three drops of glycerin with an ear dropper after tilting your head upwards.
• Put a cotton ball and leave it in the ear for several hours.
• Drain the ear by tilting your head downwards.
• Use a hair dryer or a towel to dry the ear.
10. Omega-3 acids Omega-3 fatty acids deficiency may cause accumulated earwax inside of the ear canal. Start consuming more omega-3 acids to solve the problems with excessive earwax.
• Consult a doctor of how much omega-3 fatty acids supplements you should take.
• Eat more walnuts, avocados, sardines, herring albacore, cod liver oil, flaxseed, salmon and mackerel since these food products are rich in omega-3 fatty acids.
Extra tips
• Pointed objects inside of the ear cause ear infection.
• Ear buds and cotton swabs should not be used inside of the ear canal.
• Candle earwax remover may cause serious ear problems since it burns inside of the ear.
• Dizziness may appear if cold water is used to drain out the ear.
• The ear drum and inner ear can be damaged by spraying liquid in the

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