HOMOEOPATHIC REMEDIES FOR EAR WAX
Earwax, also known by the medical term cerumen is a yellowish waxy substance secreted in the ear canal of humans and other mammals. It protects the skin of the human ear canal, assists in cleaning and lubrication, and also provides some protection from bacteria fungi, insects and water.
Earwax consists of shed skin cells, hair, and the secretions of the ceruminous and sebaceous glands of the outside ear canal Major components of earwax are long chain fatty acids both saturated and unsaturated alcohols, squalene and chloesterol Excess or compacted cerumen can press against the eardrum or block the outside ear canal or hearing aids, potentially causing hearing loss.
Excessive earwax may impede the passage of sound in the ear canal, causing conductive hearing loss. Hearing aids may be associated with increased earwax impaction It is also estimated to be the cause of 60–80% of hearing aid faults
CONIUM MACULATUM 30- A little wax is necessary in the aer. It is very poisonous and instantly kills any insect straying in to the ear. However abnormal secretion of wax is cured by the use of this remedy
LACHESIS 200- It removes the irritation caused by hard and dry ear wax. The wax can also be softened by instilling a few drops of mullein oil and removed manually
WEISBADEN 30- Copious secretion of ear wax which is soft , slimy , thin almost fluent and pale brown. Much itching in the ears after its flow is cured by the use of this remedy
MULLEN OIL PREPARATION- Mullen oil is prepared by mixing Mullen oil Q and glycerine in the ratio 1: 4