In a glass, mug, or saucepan, mix together 1 teaspoon of salt and 1/2 cup of warm water. Mix until the salt is dissolved.
Soak a cotton ball in the saline solution.
Tilt the ear that's suffering from earwax buildup up towards the sky. Your head should be tilted sideways.
Do this while sitting down to make the application of the saline solution easier.
Take the soaked cotton ball and squeeze some of the salt water into the ear. A few drops are more than enough; don't drown your ear canal.
Wait for gravity to bring the saline solution down through the wax.
Tilt your head the opposite way and wait for the salt water to drain out.
Apply baby oil or mineral oil directly into the ears. Fill a medicine dropper with your choice of drops.
Tilt the ear that's suffering from earwax buildup up towards the sky. Your head should be tilted sideways. Do this while sitting down to make the application of the solution easier.
Squeeze two to five drops of the oil into the ear.
Place a cotton ball into the ear to keep the oil from dripping right out again.Allow the oil to set for several minutes
Remove the cotton ball.Bend your head and allow the oil to drip from your ear.
Use a water at room temperate to flush out wax