What is Hopi Ear Candling?
Hopi Ear Candling is an relaxing treatment which has many positive benefits and could help with a variety of conditions of the ear. It is conducted fully clothed with the client lying comfortably on the massage table.
It is not uncommon for clients to fall asleep during this treatment!
This therapy is useful in the treatment of:
Tinnitus, Sinusitus, Glue Ear, Hayfever and Rhinitus, Excessive ear wax, Colds, Tension headaches, Travel sickness, Meniere's disease.
Otherwise known as thermo-auricular therapy, candling was first believed to be used by the ancient Greeks while the term Hopi came from the Native American Indian tribe called the Hopis (meaning ‘peaceful people’).
This treatment can be used for adults and children over 3 years.
Hopi ear candles are a cotton tube, impregnated with beeswax, honey and therapeutic oils, which is painlessly inserted into the ear to draw out impurities, relieve pressure in the head and sinuses, and aid hearing problems.
The contents of the candle after the treatment shows how much time should be given before the next treatment.