Hopi Ear Candles

The magic of fire has fascinated people from the very beginning of time and control of this element gave light and warmth.Ear candles evoke a similar fascination and have been used by many cultures as an effective natural therapy since ancient times. Historical roots can be found among the peoples of the Siberian prairies, Asia and the native North and South American Indians. Ancient rock paintings show the use of Ear candles at initiation rituals and medicinal ceremonies. The Hopi, the oldest Pueblo people with great medicinal knowledge and a high degree of spirituality, brought this knowledge to Europe some years ago. Increasing numbers of people in our culture have enjoyed and benefited from the pleasant effects of this age old therapy.

What are Hopi Ear Candles made of?

Hopi Ear candles are made from pure bees wax, honey extract and traditional herbs such as Sage, St. John’s wort, Camomile and pure essential oils.

How do Hopi Ear Candles Work?

Hopi Ear candles have a purely physical function. A light suction action (chimney effect) and the movement of the flame, create a vibration of air in the Ear candle generating a massage-like affect on the eardrum. This induces a pleasant feeling of warmth and balance of pressure in the ears, forehead and sinuses. It is soothing and helpful for earache and headache, ear noise, stress and nervousness. These benefits have been well known through years of experience and confirmed by thousands of doctors worldwide.

How do feel after a treatment?

This physical effect is often described directly after the treatment as a soothing pressure and pain relieving sensation. Treatment may also spontaneously cause freer nasal breathing and an improved sense of smell, even when the nose was blocked before treatment. Furthermore, the whole therapy brings a wonderful relaxation, a deep sense of security and a feeling of happiness.

What happens during treatment?

You lie down on the treatment bed on your side, again in a relaxed atmosphere with some gentle music, a few candles and incense. You close your eyes, as you will experience much more with them shut. I will lay a blanket over you to make you feel comfortable and support your head on a pillow so that the auditory canal is in a vertical position. I will lay a towel across your head to protect your hair and treatment area as small cold ash particles my fall during the therapy. I will hold the Ear candle in position just inside your ear during the treatment, so as to make sure that the treatment brings you a wonderful feeling of security and happiness.

How long will it take?

The Ear candles are 220 millimetres long and they will burn down to 50 millimetres , this takes 10 - 12 minutes for each ear.

How will I feel?

During the treatment you will feel relaxed, at peace with the world and may fall asleep, all you will hear is a pleasant crackling and hissing of the flame.

To finish the treatment

I will give you a gentle face massage to release any pressure in your sinuses and facial cavities, again this is extremely relaxing and beneficial to your overall well being.

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