Instill vinegar and rubbing alcohol for the care and relief of Earwax
Effectiveness: 4.1Popularity: 50
Why it works: When earwax becomes very thick and impacted, you can use vinegar and rubbing alcohol solution to dissolve the wax for easy removal.
How it works: Mix equal parts of vinegar and rubbing alcohol (also known as isopropyl alcohol or isopropanol). Fill a rubber syringe with this mixture. Lie on your side with the ear you wish to clean facing up . Irrigate your ear canal with the vinegar/alcohol mixture in the rubber syringe, expelling it with a steady but gentle pressure. Let it stay for five minutes then wash out your ear canal with water.
The self cure remedy of Instill vinegar and rubbing alcohol for the care and relief of Earwax has an effectiveness score of 4.1 and a popularity score of 50 on the self-cure system.