Magic-Salt-SockEar aches and infections are a terrible thing to experience as a child. You not only have a fever that makes you weak, but you also have to confront the constant earache pain . With autumn slowly installing its rainy self into each day of the week, a homemade solution to counter such discomfort is very welcomed.  The  Himalayan salt  will retain the heat because of the 84 minerals present in it, so combined with the fever (do not lower it) you can adjust the pain until the organism deals with the infection. But instead of this explanation, you can tell the young patient that the sock is magical; it will work great on their mood. A Salt Sock is basically just a white cotton sock filled with Coarse Himalayan Salt … and You will need a clean – ALL WHITE sock.

Follow these simple instructions to help reduce the pain caused by ear infections.

You will need about 1 – 1.5 cups of Coarse Himalayan Salt.  It has to be coarse or it will seep out of the sock .

Heat it in a clean skillet, over medium-low heat for about 4-6 minutes – pick it up and shake it around and flip it every minute or so, so it will heat evenly.

Heat until it is very warm, but not burning to the touch.