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Vinegar ear drops


– To prevent otitis externa (=swimmer’s ear), especially in divers, or people who are particularly sensitive to otitis externa.

Vinegar ear drops


– Water (tap water)

– Apple cider vinegar (use only this vinegar – no substitutes!)

– Ear dropper (buy at the pharmacy)


– Mix equal parts water and apple vinegar, put the mixture in the dropper.


– Every night, put 3 drops of the mixture into the external auditory meatus (see photo above). Incline your head lightly to the side so that the drops go down the canal.

Note: Begin treatment one week before the desired time (for example, diving vacation).

Shelf life
– 7 days (in good hygiene conditions)

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Informations sur la rédaction de cet article et la date de la dernière modification: 22.11.2015