Any time you have an ear ache, you should go to a doctor.  He has the proper equipment to see if there is an infection or rupture membrane inside the ear.  In these cases, he will provide the correct treatment.

Children with ear infections have been given garlic oil in the past.  You can purchase ready made preparations just for this.  Again, before doing this for anything but short term relief, consult with a trained professional.

Dizziness, earache and vertigo can all be related to low iron levels in the body, so an iron supplement may be essential. Make sure it is a carefully balanced combination containing not only iron but vitamin B12, folic acid and vitamin C, as these are all needed for the proper absorption and utilisation of iron in the body.

Nutritional and Herbal support for Ear Infections includes:

Zinc and Vitamin C to enhance the body’s immune response and aids in reducing infections in the body.

Eutherol which is a  great tasting menthol liquid herbal formula that is a powerful antiseptic/antibiotic. May be used orally and droppered in the ear.

Some interesting points about Ear Infections:

Take internally an alcohol-free Echinacea/Golden Seal liquid to fight infections.

To alleviate pain, warm garlic oil and mullein has been used to help treat the infection.

Rotate your foods to reduce possibility of allergies.

Take a vitamin supplement to help build up the body, so it can fight infections.

Do Nots if you have an ear infection:

Do not blow your nose if you have an ear infection. Keep the ear canal dry. Retained soap and water in the canal can be dangerous. Put cotton in the ear canal when showering or bathing.

Do not go swimming until healing is complete.

If there are symptoms of dizziness, ringing in the ears, bleeding or a discharge, sudden pain (or a sudden lessening of pain) and hearing loss in one or both ears, contact your doctor at once. These symptoms could indicate a ruptured eardrum.