Hopi Ear Candling

Ear candling is a gentle and safe therapy which helps to cleanse the ears. Its origin is attributed to the American Hopi Indians of North Arizona with their recipes still serving as the base of todays ear candles.

Ear candling works to prevent and treat waxy ears, it may help to relieve pressure resulting from sinusitis, rhinitis, colds and flu and is indicated for stress and nervousness.

During a treatment session the client is resting comfortably on a treatment couch or bed. The atmosphere in the room is calming and restful. Relaxation music is played and essential oils will add a healing scent to the treatment.  

The ear candle is then placed on the outer opening of the ear. Whilst it is being alight you can hear the subtle sound of the flame. The vibration of the flame and its warmth with have a massaging effect on the ear and ear drum which is experienced as relieving and relaxing. In the peace and quiet experienced during this treatment the client can let go of all the stresses of every day life. To enhance the effect a gentle massage is followed  to release muscular tension in the face, temples and jaw line.

Following the treatment the ear candling will still be working for the following 48 hours.

Earcandling is not recommended if you have a perforated eardrum, if grommets have been fitted and are still in place inside the ear, if there is inflammation inside the ear, if the client has a cochlear implant, or is on medication from their doctor for their ear condition. You should also refrain from ear candling if you are sensitive to any of the ingredients of an ear candle (The BIOSUN Ear candles I use contain bees wax, honey extracts, organic linen and pure essential oils).

Earcandles are safe to use during pregnancy.  However, it is not recommended using them within the first 3 months.