Americans aren’t alone in their obsession to clean out their ears. Historically, people in some Asian countries have used ear cups for ear cleaning.
In Japan, there are ear cleaning parlors where you can get your ears cleaned with a tiny ear rake. And archeologists have dug up ancient bronze ear picks in areas near Rome that date back to the 3rd or 4th centuries.Your ear canal contains small glands that make a waxy type oil called cerumen, or earwax.
Tiny hairs in your ear canal move the wax down the channel to the opening of your ear. Typically, it gets washed off when you shower, and you don’t even know it.Doctors recommend that you don’t clear your ears of wax.Read more on powerofpositivity.com