Alcohol/Water Base Perfume · 5 teaspoons Vodka · 1 teaspoon Distilled Water · 50-60 drops of your Essential Oil blend Directions: Blend the Vodka and Essential Oils well and pour into a 1oz. dark-colored glass container, that is airtight. Let sit for another 1-2 weeks, shaking the bottle 1-3 times daily to mix the oils. After allowing it to sit, filter the perfume through a coffee filter and re-bottle *Cut this recipe in half, if you want to reuse your 15ml essential oil bottle.
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Ear aches-For 14 yrs I have used this remedy for myself and 3 children. 50/50 alcohol and hydrogen peroxide. A couple drops in affected ear a few times a day. Within 24 hours...bye bye pain. Other ideas on this site as well-but the 50/50 is best for us.
Contact your doctor if you are experiencing any symptoms of swimmer’s ear to determine the best course of action. The most common form of treatment for swimmer’s ear is ear drops prescribed by your doctor. According to your doctor, you may want to take over-the-counter pain medications to help ease the pain while the antibiotic drops start their work. Remember treating your symptoms quickly may help prevent any further complications or a more serious infection.
Homemade Preventative Ear Drops for Swimmer's Ear: A mixture of 1 part white vinegar to 1 part rubbing alcohol may help promote drying and prevent the growth of bacteria and fungi that can cause swimmer's ear. Pour 1 teaspoon (about 5 milliliters) of the solution into each ear and let it drain back out. Apply before and after water exposure.
Now that summer is in full swing I thought I'd share what we use after swimming to prevent swimmer's ear. I keep a small bottle with a dropper top with a 50/50 mix of rubbing alcohol and white vinegar. Most everyone has those things around anyway--so why not use what you have instead of buying the prepackaged bottles of Swimmer's Ear Drops. Just place a few drops in each ear after swimming to help dry up the water and kill any germs! Isn't that easy! p.s. I received these...