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Ear Infection Cure (Almost Instant)

by Christine

July 2008

This is a very old remedy I learned from my German neighbors. Hold a fresh cut piece of onion (or garlic) on the ear (not IN) with the cut end facing the eardrum. The fumes are very antibiotic and antiviral and will get right up into the infected ear. I have used this at least 6 or 8 times with a crying feverish child in the middle of the night, and it never has failed to cure the ear infection within a few hours. For severe pain, I have also treated the pain to get my child to relax enough to drift back off to sleep while the onion does its magic. So far, my children have slept through the remainder of the night, and have woke up pain-free with this remedy - it has saved me countless office calls, money and antibiotic Rx use on my children.

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