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11 Natural Homeopathic Medicines for Dry Ears 

Dry ears can arise from various causes. The causes can range from simple to some skin conditions. Simple things include less production of ear wax, excessive cleaning of the ears (cleaning the ear once in a while seems okay but excessive and frequent cleaning tend to make the ears dry), environmental conditions including excessive hot or cold weather that makes skin dry and taking hot baths. Homeopathic medicines for dry ears help to reduce flakiness in and around the ears, and crusting on the skin (if present). 11 Natural Homeopathic Medicines for Dry Ears 


Some other causes of dry ears include the use of harsh soaps that tend to make skin dry. The skin conditions that can lead to it firstly includes psoriasis (it is an autoimmune skin disease where red, itchy, inflamed patches on the skin covered with silver coloured scales / flakes from build up of the skin cells occur. These patches can also crack and bleed in some of the cases).
Second skin condition is eczema (It is also known as atopic dermatitis. It refers to red, inflamed itchy patches on the skin. It can occur on any of the skin areas including ears. In ears it may begin from dryness and may be followed by an infection of the inner and outer ear).
Next, skin conditions that can contribute to ear dryness are skin allergies and seborrhoeic dermatitis (It is a skin condition in which there appear red scaly patches and dandruff usually on the scalp. But it may also cover areas of face, ear and the chest).
Other than above it may arise in case of chronic otitis externa also known as swimmer’s ear (means an infection in the ear canal that connects outside of the ear to the eardrum). In its acute cases the ear is moist but in chronic cases the ear skin may become dry.
Apart from above reasons it can result from stress, exposure to the sun, dehydration, smoking and swimming in a chlorinated pool. Next it may occur in people who wear hearing aids. This usually results from an irritation caused by the device from rubbing on skin of the ear or from an allergic reaction to the material of hearing aid.


Depending upon the cause behind it some other signs and symptoms may accompany ear dryness. Firstly dryness may be attended with flakiness in and around the ears. Sometimes crusting is also present. Irritation and itching in ears may accompany it. Next there may be pain in the ear, difficulty hearing and an offensive smell from the ears. 

Homeopathic Medicines for Dry Ears 

Homeopathic medicines can offer great help in cases of dry ears. These are very effective to reduce dryness of the ears by targeting the root cause behind it. With its use along with dryness other attending signs and symptoms are also relieved. These help to reduce flakiness in and around the ears, and crusting on the skin whenever present. Next these are very beneficial to manage attending irritation and itching in the ears. Other than this pain in the ear, bad smell from ears and difficulty hearing are well managed by these medicines. The homeopathic medicines used for its treatment are prepared from substances of natural origin. So these are very safe to use and don’t lead to any side effects.

  1. Graphites – Top Grade Medicine

Graphites leads the list of homeopathic medicines for cases of ear dryness. Persons needing it have marked dryness in the ears. They may also have cracks in and behind the ears. Sometimes eruptions may be present behind the ears. The eruptions may be sore. They can be covered with scabs. Flakiness may be present too. Itching is felt in the eruptions. Next there can be difficulty in hearing with this. Sometimes there is an offensive smell from the ears. Lastly ear pain may be present. The pain can be stitching or shooting in nature. It is one of the best medicine for skin complaints including eczema and psoriasis.

  1. Petroleum – For Dryness and Itching in the Ears

It is a well indicated medicine for managing dryness and itching in the ears. It is also a prominent medicine for cases where eczema in and behind the ears is there. In such cases there is excessive redness and rawness behind the ears. The affected part is sore to touch. Severe itching accompanies it. Ear may be painful externally. Fissures or cracks may be there behind the ear.

  1. Verbascum – For Dryness and Scaliness in the Ears

It is a natural medicine prepared from plant Verbascum Thapsus commonly known as mullein oil. It is highly effective medicine for cases presenting with dryness and scaly condition in the ears. In cases requiring it, pain in the ear may also be complained. A sensation of stoppage of the ears is there. Difficulty hearing is yet another symptom that can be present. Ear drops of this medicine can be used externally along with internal intake of this medicine for best results.

  1. Calcarea Carb – For Ear Dryness with Hearing Difficulty

This medicine is helpful for cases having dryness of the ears along with difficulty in hearing. Along with this pain in the ears is present. The pain can be throbbing, stitching or pulsating type where it is required. Next heated sensation is felt in the ears. In some cases there is swelling in the ears. Inner and outer ear may be inflamed too. Sometimes eruptions are present in the ears accompanied with itching. 

  1. Pulsatilla – For Ear Dryness along with Ear Inflammation

It is prepared from plant Pulsatilla Nigricans commonly named as wind flower and pasque flower. This plant belongs to family ranunculaceae. Use of this medicine is considered when there is dryness of the ear along with ear inflammation. With this sharp pain in the ears is present. The pain can also be tearing, pulsating, darting or shooting type. The pain most of the time gets worse at night time. The external meatus is red and swollen in cases that need it. Itching deep in the ears can also be there along with above symptoms. There may be a history of thick yellow ear discharges in cases needing it.

  1. Phosphorus – Another Medicine for Hardness of Hearing with Dry Ears

Phosphorus is yet another beneficial medicine for persons who have hardness of hearing due to ear dryness. They feel as if something is in front of their ears all the time. They have stopped up sensation in the ears. They also have violent itching in the ears. Ear pain is also there. This is usually felt at the night time. Other than this sometimes dragging pain in the ears is there.

  1. Nitric Acid – For Ear Dryness and Shooting Ear Pain

It is valuable medicine when there is ear dryness and shooting type of pain in the ears. Interior of the ear is markedly dry where it is indicated. Additionally obstruction of the ears is felt. Another accompanying symptom is a throbbing or rumbling sensation in the ears. Next cracking in the ears may occur while chewing. Lastly sensitivity to noise can be present along with the above symptoms.

8.Sulphur – For Dry Itchy Ears

This medicine offers help for cases having dryness and itching in the ears. This can be accompanied with frequent stoppage of the ears. Other than this ear pain is present. This tends to be stinging or tearing type. It can also be pressing, drawing, shooting or stitching in nature in some of the cases where it is required. Burning heat in ears is another symptom that can accompany above symptoms.

  1. Nux Vomica – When Ear Canal is Dry and Sensitive

This medicine is recommended when the ear canal is dry and sensitive. There is marked itching in the ear with this. This tends to get worse at night time. Along with this pain of tearing, stitching nature may be present. This worsens in the morning and in a warm room. Sometimes sharp pain in the ear on swallowing occurs. A feeling of tension in the ears is also there. Lastly there can be hardness of hearing.

  1. Lachesis – For Dry Ears, Decreased Wax

This is a significant medicine for cases in which the ears are dry along with decreased wax. The wax is dry and very hard. It can be pale or white in colour. There is a problem in hearing this. Soreness and crusts around the ears may be present in a few cases needing it. Sometimes the ears feel as if stuffed or stopped up. Next ears may be sensitive to wind. Apart from above it is indicated for cases of ear dryness with hardness of hearing that follow previous ear discharges (otorrhea).

  1. Carbo Veg – For Ear Dryness with Offensive Ear Wax

This medicine is used when ears are dry along with bad smelling ear wax. The earwax is also less. Tearing and aching in ears appears with this. Next there is a feeling of stoppage of the ears as from something heavy lying before the ears. Lastly there can be heat and redness of ears. This mostly is present in the evening time.

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