Swimmer's Ear Drops

Made This Recipe? Add Your Photo

Total Time
5mins
Prep
5 mins
Cook
0 mins

Hi, I am a pediatrician & this is what I recommend to my patients. The alcohol helps dry the canal and the vinegar acidifies it which inhibits bacterial growth. Cheap and easy!

Skip to Next Recipe

Ingredients

Nutrition
  • 1 fluid ounce vinegar
  • 1 fluid ounce rubbing alcohol

Directions

  1. Mix the vinegar and alcohol in a small dropper bottle.
  2. After swimming or bathing, dry the ears well and add a few drops to each canal.
  3. Remember, don't put anything into your ear canal smaller than your elbow (especially cotton swabs)!