Do you know how to keep your ears clean without compromising your health? Dr Oz shared his best tips for ear cleaning, and Q-Tips are not involved! put a few drops of warm Baby Oil in your ear and let it rest for a few minutes to dissolve the wax. Then combine 1/2 tsp salt with warm water, use a cotton ball to soak this up, and dribble it in your ear. Once it has combined with the wax and oil, you can turn your head and everything will drain out.