Hopi Ear Candling (also known Thermal Auricular Therapy) is a pleasant and non-invasive treatment of the ears, it is used to offer real and calming benefits for many problems and conditions associated with the ear, nose and throat areas. The therapy is widely used by doctors in Europe and America as an alternative to conventional treatments such as antibiotics, ear syringing and grommets. A Hopi ear candle treatment is a deeply relaxing, calming and soothing experience.
How do Hopi Ear Candles work?
The process of Hopi candling involves a specially designed hollow candle being inserted just inside the ear canal. The hopi candle is then lit and the suction that is formed draws secretion flow is gently stimulated and the vapour collects and removes impurities or deposits. Often referred to as the ‘chimney’ effect. The rising air gives the ear drum a gentle massage and also helps to regulate ear pressure. This is soothing, calming and protects the irritated areas.
Most of these are carried away through the candle “chimney”, although some of them can be found in the condensed or lower section of candle wax after removal from the ear, or could even work their way up to the surface 24-48 hours after.
Hopi Ear Candling has been known to benefit the following:
- Hay Fever
- Compacted Ear Wax
- Sore Throats
- Glue Ear
- Post Diving Pressure
- Post Flying Pressure
- Bell’s Palsy
- Balance Problems
contraindications – if you have or have had any of the following the treatment wil not be able to be carriedout
- Infection or inflammation of the ear
- Ear Tumour
- Lack of ear Drum
- Perforation of the ear drum
- Surgery of the ear drum
- Auricular cysts/acute mastoiditis/otosclerosis/otospongiosi
- Known allergy to bee products
- Known allergy to ingredients of the candle
- Any other condition of the ear which may affect treatment