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Mullein and Garlic Oil for ear infections
Mullein flower oil is one of the best remedies for ear infections,and can also be used to treat skin rashes and boils as well. Fresh flowers are best for making the oil. 555.1
pet remedy Great for treating ear infections in cats and dogs as well. Cats may prefer mullein without the garlic, at least mine do.
Ingredients:
Mullein * Garlic *
Recipe Instructions: Herbal Oil Infusions :You can increase the antibiotic potency by combining the mullein flowers with crushed garlic cloves in a 1 to 1 ratio. Keep the skin on the garlic after crushing. Infuse the garlic and mullein flowers in organic olive oil with plenty of oil to completely cover the mixture. Cover the jar with cheesecloth to allow water to evaporate and set a sunny location for 3 days. It is important not to use a quick, high heat method for this oil, as high temps with destroy the properties. Strain the oil after 3 days, and let set overnight to allow the garlic juice and any remaining water to settle to the bottom of the jar. Strain again, then bottle in clean, dark bottles, and store in a cool, dry place. This oil will keep for about 1 year. Use only a few drops, 3 times daily for ear infections.
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Tags and Uses for this Remedy

  • Ear :Herbal oils such as bay, garlic, and mullein oil can be dropped into the ears to relieve pain.
  • Infection :Herbal remedies are effective, safer, and cost less to use than synthetic compounds and antibiotics.
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