Hopi Ear Candles
Hopi ear candling (Thermo Auricular Therapy) is an holistic treatment
and is therefore suitable for everyone, from children to the very elderly.
Candling is a pleasant and non-invasive treatment of the ears and head.
The "candle" is not like a household candle as it is made from
organic cloth and pure bees wax which is rolled into the shape of a drinking
straw. A filter is inserted at one end of the candle for your complete
After your ears have been examined using an otoscope, you will be asked
to lie on your side and a candle is gently placed in one ear. The candle
is lit, creating mild suction which gently draws air from the ear canal.
This equalises pressure unblocking and soothing the ear and head. The
vapours are pleasantly warming which encourages migration of excess earwax.
The process is repeated on the other ear, and a relaxing face massage
completes the treatment to encourage lymph drainage.
Conditions which may benefit from Hopi Ear Candling include:
- Painful ears during flights in aircraft
- Excessive, compacted earwax, mild ear infections
- Headaches, neuralgia and migraines
- Sinusitis, rhinitis and tinnitus
- Colds and flu