The Pros of Using Ear Wax Spray

Dealing with earwax build-up can be uncomfortable and even affect your hearing5. One popular solution for managing this issue is our Earol Olive Oil Spray. In this blog post, we’ll explore the pros and cons of using ear wax spray and discuss when it’s advisable to seek professional help at ear wax removal clinics.

Oil-based ear wax removal sprays, such as Earol, are great for softening wax prior to wax removal procedures, and is very effective at penetrating wax due the metered dose spray of olive oil which adheres directly to the ear canal. 1

Pros: 2

  • Easy to Use at Home: Earol Olive Oil spray is readily available over the counter, allowing individuals to manage earwax build-up from the comfort of their homes2.
  • Painless Application: Using Earol is generally a painless and non-invasive method. It doesn’t involve inserting any objects into the ear canal, reducing the risk of injury2.
  • Effective Wax Softening: Used weekly after wax removal procedures, Earol® enhances ear hygiene by keeping new ear wax soft, preventing build-up, itching and irritation2
  • Natural Earwax Treatment: Gentle ingredients make this product suitable for all ages (from 12 months), with no solvents or animal products2
  • Metered Dose Spray,No Drops: None of the mess of ear drops, all of the ear care2.
  • No Hydrogen Peroxide: A metered dose spray of pharmaceutical-grade olive oil and mineral oil can soften earwax, aiding earwax removal and maintaining healthy ears. Earol® can also soothe dry and itchy ears2. Hydrogen peroxide is sometimes recommended online, the balance of facts shows that olive oil is preferable when seeking to soften built-up earwax for wax removal6.

When Should You Seek Professional Help With Earwax:

Untreated earwax build-up can lead to hearing loss, irritation, pain in your ear, dizziness, ringing in your ears and other issues. In most cases, earwax impaction isn’t dangerous, and symptoms go away with treatment3

Seek medical help if you experience the following4

  • You have a severe spinning sensation, loss of balance, or inability to walk4.
  • You have persistent vomiting or high fever4
  • You have sudden loss of hearing4

Earol Olive Oil Spray can be a helpful and cost-effective solution for managing earwax build-up for many individuals. However, if you’re unsure about the severity of your earwax issue or experience any concerning symptoms, consulting a healthcare provider or visiting an ear wax removal clinic is the best course of action to ensure the health and safety of your ears.


1 Levy, J. (2018) Methods of ear wax removalThe Microsuction Ear Wax Removal Network. Available at: (Accessed: 09 October 2023). 

2 EAROL® Olive Oil Spray: Natural ear wax remover (2023) Earol®. Available at: (Accessed: 09 October 2023). 

3 professional, C.C. medical (no date) Earwax blockage (cerumen impaction): Symptoms, causes & removalCleveland Clinic. Available at:–blockage#:~:text=Call%20a%20healthcare%20provider%20if%20you%20develop%20cerumen%20impaction%20symptoms,of%20fullness%20in%20your%20ears. (Accessed: 09 October 2023). 

Earwax: Symptoms, causes, treatment, removal, and prevention (no date) WebMD. Available at: (Accessed: 09 October 2023). 

5  Barth, P.C. (ed.) (2020) Dealing with earwax (cerumen) (for parents) – nemours kidshealthKidsHealth. Available at:,a%20doctor%20can%20remove%20it. (Accessed: 08 November 2023).

6 Fuel-Admin (2022) How to avoid earwax buildup with hearing aidsSan Francisco Audiology. Available at: (Accessed: 06 November 2023).