Is ear candling safe?

While it is considered a more comfortable and painless alternative to medical treatments such as ear surgery and syringing, ear candle treatment does carry risks. Having a lit candle inserted into the ear requires expert handling and supervision in order to avoid potential problems such as a punctured eardrum or burns to the face, hair, Read more about Is ear candling safe?[…]

Ear candling benefits

Ear candling benefits Ear candling is a holistic treatment – therefore it is not designed to be a specific cure for any particular ailment. However, there are considered to be a number of healing benefits and regular treatment is thought to stimulate and heal parts of the mind and body that extend beyond the immediate Read more about Ear candling benefits[…]

What are ear candles used for?

What are ear candles used for? Ear candling is primarily used to treat irritations and pressure in the ear, helping to relieve the discomfort of conditions such as the build-up of earwax, sinus congestion, sore throats, glue ear, rhinitis and tinnitus. It provides a pleasant and safe alternative for people who find traditional medical treatments Read more about What are ear candles used for?[…]

What are the types of ear candle?

There are several different types of ear candles used in treatment today – each varying in size, shape and content. See below for the most popular types of ear candles: The Hopi ear candle – These are made of the traditional Hopi formula, are cylindrical in shape and around 22cm long. Burning time is about Read more about What are the types of ear candle?[…]

How do ear candles work?

Ear candle treatment begins with long, hollow ‘candles’ which are manufactured using organic cotton and a selection of natural ingredients such as honey extracts, crushed herbs, and beeswax which are impregnated into the lining. The candle is gently placed about a quarter-inch into ear and lit, allowing the flame to pass down the candle’s hollow Read more about How do ear candles work?[…]

Ear candling

Ear candling – or thermo-auricular therapy as it is also known – refers to an ancient, non-invasive complementary therapy designed to help treat conditions associated with the ear, nose and throat. It is a technique that involves placing a hollow, cone-shaped tube (or ‘candle’) made of cotton, soaked in beeswax, honey and herbs into the Read more about Ear candling[…]