Our senses and their functions are precious. However, when all goes well, we often take our sense of sight, sound, smell, taste, and touch for granted. Yet, Ayurveda teaches that by tending to and caring for our sense organs—eyes, ears, nose, and skin—they are more likely to stay healthy in the long run. In Ayurveda, there are practices of ear oiling, of applying ghee in ears or other oils. It may sound curious to those new to Ayurveda, but if you have ever visited an Ayurvedic clinic or spa you know that Ayurveda uses oil almost everywhere on the body. Let’s learn more about the importance of the ears and how ear oiling can benefit you.