Also Known as Thermo Auricular Therapy, Hopi ear candling is an ancient therapy with positive beneﬁts. The process involves placing a specially designed hollow candle just inside the ear canal. The candle is then lit and the resulting gentle suction draws the impurities from the ear. A ﬁre crackling sound may be heard and possibly some gentle popping. The rising air gently massages the ear drum and helps to regulate ear pressure. A soothing amount sinus and facial massage concludes this relaxing treatment.
Conditions which may beneﬁt from Hopi Ear Candling treatment:
Excessive ear wax
Hayfever & Rhinitus
How many treatments will you need?
For a problem with sudden onset such as a cold or blocked nose it is safe to have up to two treatments for the first two days and then 3 or 4 over the next 10 days.
There are some conditions where treatment would not be appropriate:
Infection of the ear
Lack of ear drum
Inflammation of the ear
Grommets, drains or ventilation tubes in ear
Surgery on the ear within last 3 months
Perforation of the ear drum
Known candle wax allergy