Vinegar to Clean Your Ears

May 14, 2011

Vinegar to Clean Your Ears

Yahoo! News picked up a story from HealthDay News on a new study that has found a direct association between using cotton swabs to clean the ears and ruptured eardrums.  Co- author of the study, Dr. Michael Seidman, director of the division of otologic and neurotologic surgery at Henry Ford Hospital, offered three alternative ways to clean ears, including using vinegar, which is noted as follows:

  • Another idea is to mix one part plain vinegar and one part water and use four or five drops once a week.