Applying a cold pack or cool, damp washcloth over the ear for up to 20 minutes and using over-the-counter ear drops for a nonruptured eardrum are good home remedies for relieving an earache, states MedlinePlus. Chewing a... More »

Choose Natural advises that several drops of hydrogen peroxide in the affected ear are effective against an ear infection. Sipping water helps to open the eustachian tube, and elevating the mattress the affected individu... More »

According to Modern Dog magazine, a good home remedy for a dog's ear infection consists of applying a mixture of water and vinegar in the ear. Apple cider vinegar also works for this remedy. Vinegar has antiseptic and an... More »

Home remedies for an earache include over-the-counter ear drops, applying a cold pack on the ear for about 20 minutes, chewing, sitting in an upright position and over-the-counter pain relievers, as stated by the Nationa... More » Health Medications & Vitamins

An earache can be treated and potentially cured by applying a warm washcloth to the ear and using nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications, or NSAIDs, to reduce the pain, explains WebMD. Physicians may also recommend t... More »

HowStuffWorks states that decongestant pills; nasal sprays; an herbal mixture of mullein, olive oil and garlic; and a mixture of witch hazel applied to the outer ear are effective home remedies for earaches. If an earach... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

Applying a warm washcloth to the ear to ease the pain and getting plenty of rest to help the body fight the infection are two home remedies suggested for an earache by WebMD. Top 10 Home Remedies recommends onions, ginge... More » Health Conditions & Diseases