Ear Clear Plus

Here we look at the claims for Ear Clear Plus.

Version: 2.0 Last updated: April 2023 To be reviewed: November 2025

Treatment details

Illustration of a bottle with a star on the front of it.


Branded dietary supplement



Some potential for harm



No or limited evidence that it is effective



The makers claim

It is claimed that Ear Clear Plus works by “reducing the inflammation that affects people’s ability to hear.”[1]

What is the treatment?

Ear Clear Plus is a capsule.[1]

The ingredients of Ear Clear Plus are listed as Vitamin C, niacin, Vitamin B6, folic acid, Vitamin B12, hawthorne leaf and flower, garlic, olive leaf, hibiscus flower, buchu leaf, uva ursi, juniper berry, green tea[1].

What are the downsides of this treatment?

Potential side effects, allergic reactions and drug interactions from constituents.[2-14]

Cost. Ear Clear Plus costs $70 for 30 days supply[1].

Has there been research into this treatment?

There have been no papers published on Ear Clear Plus as a supplement, but there have been a number published on its component parts.

What does the research say?

There is no evidence that any of the known components of this supplement are effective for treating tinnitus.[2-14]

Although some of the components are thought of as safe, some may be harmful including Vitamin B6 and Uva ursi (if taken for prolonged periods)[4],[12] and green tea in large doses[11]. Uva ursi and buchu should be avoided in pregnancy[11] [12].

Although independent evidence is limited, what there is does not show that the components of this supplement are effective for tinnitus and that there may be risks involved in taking this supplement. We would suggest you talk to your GP before taking any new medication or supplement.

“Dietary supplements should not be recommended to treat tinnitus.”[16]

Tinnitus UK


There appears to be a lot of similarity between the marketing and make up of this product and other products such as Tinnitus 911 and Silencil – please see the relevant information sheets for details.

All online references accessed 10 November 2022 unless noted.

1. Inter Press Service News Agency. Ear Clear Plus Review – Does Ear Clear Plus Really Work? https://ipsnews.net/business/2020/09/01/ear-clear-plus-review-does-ear-clear-plus-really-work/

2. National Institutes of Health Office of Dietary Supplements. Vitamin C. www.ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/VitaminC-Consumer/

3. National Institutes of Health Office of Dietary Supplements. Niacin. www.ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/niacin-Consumer/

4. National Institutes of Health Office of Dietary Supplements. Vitamin B6. www.ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/VitaminB6-Consumer/

5. National Institutes of Health Office of Dietary Supplements. Folate. www.ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/Folate-Consumer/

6. National Institutes of Health Office of Dietary Supplements. Vitamin B12. www.ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/VitaminB12-Consumer/

7. The Drugsite Trust. Hawthorn. www.drugs.com/npp/hawthorn.html

8. The Drugsite Trust. Garlic. www.drugs.com/npp/garlic.html

9. The Drugsite Trust. Olive Leaf. www.drugs.com/npp/olive-leaf.html

10. The Drugsite Trust. Hibiscus. www.drugs.com/npp/hibiscus.html

11. The Drugsite Trust. Buchu. www.drugs.com/npp/buchu.html

12. The Drugsite Trust. Uva ursi. www.drugs.com/npp/uva-ursi.html

13. The Drugsite Trust. Juniper. www.drugs.com/npp/juniper.html

14. The Drugsite Trust. Green tea. www.drugs.com/mtm/green-tea.html

15. Hu J, Webster D et al. The Safety of Green Tea and Green Tea Extract Consumption in Adults – Results of a Systematic Review. Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology.(2018) 95. 412-433.
DOI: 10.1016/j.yrtph.2018.03.019

16. Coelho C, Tyler R et al. Survey on the Effectiveness of Dietary Supplements to Treat Tinnitus. American Journal of Audiology. (2016) 25(3): 184-205