Home Remedy for Ear Mites in Cats By LIVEALITTLELONGER
Ear Mites in Cats The ear mite is a surface mite that lives on cats, dogs, rabbits . It is usually found in the ear canal but it can also live on the skin surface. The entire ear mite life cycle takes place on animals. Ear mites, clinically known asÂ Otodectes cynotis, are a small crab or spider-like parasites that survive inside the catâ€™s ears.
Symptoms That A Cat Has Ear Mites Shaking the head often Inflamed ears Pain in the ears Scratching the ears often Brown or black waxy secretion in the ears Strong odor from the ears Scabs or scratches near the ears Hair loss
Use Natural Calendula Ear Drops • • • • •
Take a cup of warm water. Mix 1 teaspoon of calendula essential oil to it. Add ½ teaspoon of sea salt. Mix the ingredients properly in warm water. Use a dropper to pour 4 to 5 drops of the solution into the ear canals. Use some of the solution to massage the cat’s external ear lobes. Repeat the remedy on alternate days for 2 weeks to get rid of ear mites.
How Does This Work? • Calendula: Also known as, pot marigold, this herb has natural anti-fungal and anti-inflammatory properties. Apart from killing the parasites, calendula is highly effective in healing the wounds. The oil works because of two essential compounds in them, which arerutin and narcissi. • They assist in regenerating an antioxidant called glutathione, which in turn stops the inflammation and replaces the damaged skin cells. Also, the soluble sterols repair the skin while the linoleic acid acts as an anti-inflammatory and soothes the discomfort.
Mixture Of Rosemary & Olive Oil •
Take equal quantities of thyme oil, rue oil, and rosemary oil. Mix them into organic olive oil in 50:50 ratios. Use a dropper and pour a few drops of the prepared solution into the ears. Apply the remedy every day for a week for best results.
How Does This Work? • Rosemary: This herb acts as a flea repellant; thus, helps in getting rid of the parasites naturally. When diluted and applied topically on the cat’s skin, it is reported safe but make sure the cat doesn’t lick the area. • Rosemary exhibits antiseptic, analgesic, and antiinflammatory properties. The active chemical compounds in rosemary include borneol, camphene, linalol, cineole, camphor, resin, pinene, rosmarinic acid, and tannins.
Conclusion These Home Remedies will assist in regenerating an antioxidant calledÂ glutathione, which in turn stops the inflammation and replaces the damaged skin cells. Also, the soluble sterols repair the skin while theÂ linoleic acidÂ acts as an anti-inflammatory and soothes the discomfort.