A natural and relaxing therapy used traditionally by the Hopi Indians. This treatment is excellent for anyone who suffers from
- head colds
- glue ear
- hay fever
- excessive wax.
Hopi Ear Candles are hollow tubes made of cotton, soaked in beeswax, honey and herbs. When lit, the candle acts like a chimney, causing the warm air inside it to rise and creating a vacuum at the bottom. This vacuum gently stimulates the ear, facilitating removal of excess wax and impurities.
The treatment is extremely soothing and relaxing, leaving you with a sense of well-being and reduced pressure in the ears or head. A little warmth is felt, and hissing and crackling noises are heard, with a little popping the is a very pleasant experience.
When should the candles not be used?
Use of the candles is contra-indicated if
- The ear drum is perforated.
- Grommets are in place.
- The ear is infected.
- The patient is allergic to any of the candle’s components.