Earol® Swim with Tea Tree Oil

Earol® Swim with Tea Tree Oil delivers a metered dose of a unique blend of Olive Oil & Tea Tree Oil into the outer ear finely coating the auditory canal creating a water resistant barrier.

RRP £8.99 inc VAT

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Prevention is better than cure!

Before entering the water pull the outer ear upwards (A) opening up the ear canal, then place the cone of the actuator into the ear canal and actuate the product 1 – 2 times (B)

Each pack contains a minimum of 200 doses, hence if swimming twice a day, then the pack should last for a minimum of 20 days (i.e. 2 doses per ear, 2 ears, 2 application per day)

Detailed product information

Olive Oil & Tea Tree Oil have natural anti-fungal, anti-bacterial, anti-viral, and anti-infection properties and when combined with the pump action metered spray delivery system will help prevent the incidence of Trapped Water & Swimmer’s Ear.

Each pack contains 200 doses of product and has a validated 3 year shelf life.

The product is packaged into a bespoke and unique injection moulded carry case which has a robust re-sealable lid which allows the product to be carried in dive bags, swim bags, pool or beach bags without chance of the product being actuated or being broken. The carry has been designed to float if dropped into the water.

Please read the directions for use carefully before you use Earol® Swim with Tea Tree Oil. Click here to download directions.

Earol® Swim with Tea Tree Oil FAQ’s

What is swimmers ear? (Otitis externa)

This is an infection in the skin of the ear canal, similar to an infection anywhere else on the skin such as from a scrape or a bite. It is different from an ear infection, which occurs in the middle ear space behind the eardrum. Swimmer’s ear infection occurs externally to the ear drum in the ear canal.

How does swimmers ear occur?

When water gets stuck in the ear canal after swimming or bathing, the water can irritate the skin of the ear canal. This irritated skin then gets invaded by bacteria. This infection will fester until it builds up enough to cause pain. This can occur over a few hours, or can take several days. Lake water is the most likely to cause an infection, followed by ocean water, bath water, then pool water.

How common is swimmers ear?

Each year in the UK, swimmers ear affects around 1% of the population. Although anyone can get swimmers ear, it is slightly more common in women than in men. The percentage can increase greatly dependent on activities associated with water.
People with certain chronic (long-term) conditions are at greater risk of developing otitis externa. Such conditions include:

  • eczema (a skin condition)
  • asthma (a condition that causes the airways to become inflamed, making breathing difficult)
  • allergic rhinitis (a condition where an allergic reaction causes the inside of your nose to become inflamed)

How do I tell if my child has swimmer’s ear or an internal ear infection?

Clues that your child has swimmer’s ear include:

  • Known exposure to water in the ear such as swimming or bathing.
  • Ear pain with yawning or swallowing.
  • Pus draining from the ear canal.
  • There is usually no fever associated with swimmer’s ear.
  • Try the ear movement test:
  • Push on the anterior ear flap – the small flap of ear that covers the ear canal.
  • Pull back and up on the entire ear.
  • Push on the face just in front of the ear.
  • If any of these movements cause severe pain, then that is a big sign of swimmer’s ear. Try the test on the other ear. Swimmer’s ear is even more likely if the unaffected ear does not hurt with this test.
  • Absence of any cold symptoms – if there is an actual internal ear infection, there will most often be runny nose and congestion prior to the ear infection. If your child has no cold symptoms, then a swimmer’s ear is much more likely with the above symptoms.
  • Visit our ear care page for a discussion on how to tell if an internal infection may be present.

What should I do if I have swimmers ear?

Consult your Doctor or Nurse immediately.

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Earol®Swim vs Competitive Products

Earol®Swim with Tea Tree Oil™ Competitive products (e.g. Swim Ear®)
Prevention is better than cure
EarShield prevents water trapping in the ear by creating a water repellent barrier
Swim Ear attempts to remove the trapped water after the event
All natural blend of benign oils Chemical mixture of isopropyl alcohol and glycerine. (Reported stinging sensation)
Can be used in children from 1 years upwards Not for use in children
0.05ml metered dose to give the exact therapeutic quantity required.
No mess or ear swamping
No metering system, you squeeze the bottle!
Swamps the ear with chemical solution.
Fine mist spray coats the ear canal No spray, more of a dropper type system
Specifically designed tapered otological actuator to fit perfectly into the outer ear Push the top of the bottle into the ear
Otological actuator can be removed to clean to aid hygiene Top of bottle cannot be removed
Contains 180 doses Not dose specific, so cannot guarantee the life of the product as the whole contents of the bottle could be expelled in one squeeze
Bespoke, robust, re-sealable and durable carry case. Protects the when in dive/beach/swimming bag Cardboard box which can easily be crushed
Pump crimped into place to viable/none viable particles ingress & ensures purity and integrity of product Orifice at the top of the bottle is open to the atmosphere
Glass transparent bottle so user can see:
• What they are spraying into either ears.
• How much product is left allowing planning to re-buy
Cannot see contents