20 Weird (But Effective!) DIY Home Remedies [PICS]

5. Use Coconut Oil to Relieve an Earache

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Is an earache getting you down? Instead of dealing with the pain or reaching for a prescription medication, warm up some coconut oil.

After it cools enough to be tolerable, put a couple of drops in your ear. This can help break up wax and may make the pain go away, at least temporarily. You can also place a warm compress on your ear for additional pain relief.

Photo by Mattie Hagedorn

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