Ear wax is a substance that is naturally produced by the human body. It contains and saturated and unsaturated fat along with cholesterol, squalene, and alcohols. Earwax helps to protect your ear by trapping dirt and eliminating bacteria.
Sometimes your earwax becomes compacted……..
Symptoms of an earwax impaction include:
- Decreased hearing
- Ringing in the ear
- Itchingor drainage from the ear
- Ear pain
- fullness sensation
The following can cause compacted earwax
*Q tips, bobby pins and other objects that can remove wax but push rest of the wax deep within ear canal. Other culprits include: Earplugs, and hearing aids.
Other factors that may increase chance of earwax compaction:
*hair growth in ear canal
*disfigured ear canal
Treatment ear wax compaction using Castor Oil
You can use a plant based oil like Castor Oil to clear the earwax.
1.First get a dropper, and fill it with drops of castor oil and warm water.
- Title the held, leave the mixture in for 5 minutes.
3.Drain out the solution.