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Hopi Ear Candling

History of Ear Candling

Hopi ear candling, also known as Thermo Auricular Therapy, is an ancient form of natural therapy practiced by many cultures around the world its name is taken from the Hopi Indians of North Arizona, USA and means peaceful people.

Hopi candling is a very simple, safe and non-invasive treatment suitable for problems and conditions related to ENT areas (ear, nose and throat). Its popularity is growing as more people become aware of its positive benefits.

The Process 
The process of Hopi candling involves specially designed cylindrical hollow candle made of natural substances such as honey, beeswax and medicinal herbs being inserted just inside the outer ear canal. The candle is then lit creating a warming effect and the suction that is formed draws the impurities from within the ear. This process is known as the chimney effect.  This process also enables to soften and loosen old harden wax allowing to excrete naturally 

The rising air gives the ear drum a gentle massage and also helps to regulate the ear-pressure system in the inner ear and stimulate the ENT

What can Hopi Ear Candling Do for You?
Hopi Ear Candling has many positive benefits besides enhancing relaxation it  can help with a variety of conditions of the ENT areas these include

Excessive / Compacted ear wax

  • Glue ear
  • Snoring
  • Sore throats, colds, flu
  • Hay fever
  • Headache, Migraines
  • Rhinitis, Sinusitis, Tinnitus
  • Catarrh, Asthma
  • Regulating pressure in ears and head
  • Anxiety and stress
  • Travel sickness
  • Stimulates lymphatic system

Is treatment suitable for everyone? 
Although anyone including children can be treated with Hopi Ear Candles there are cases where Hopi should not be used. 

The contra-indications are -

  • Infection of the ear
  • Inflammation of the ear
  • Surgery on the ear within the last 3 months
  • Performation of the ear drum
  • Lack of ear drum
  • Auricular cysts
  • Grommets, drains or ventilation tubes fitted
  • Known allergy of candle wax

The number of Hopi treatments that may be needed to cure a problem depends on a number of factors. The age of the person, the length of time they have had the condition and what condition the person is suffering from. As a guideline - For a problem that has occurred suddenly, for example, a cold or blocked nose, it is safe to have couple of treatment during 1week.  Long-term problems, such as snoring or tinnitus, Hopi treatments can be given 3 times in the first week, twice in the second week and once in the third week. To achieve positive results Or generally A Hopi treatment once a month can be beneficial for preventing problems or to promote and enhance relaxation    

What to Expect During a Hopi Ear Candling Treatment?
Before you have your Hopi Ear Candling treatment you will be given a consultation and medical questionaire to complete to determine whether Hopi candling will be a safe and suitable treatment for you to have. You will be placed in a comfortable position laying down on your side. The Hopi candle will be gently vertically placed just inside the ear canal and lit. The candle will be held firmly in place for approximate 6 to 8 minutes. 
You will experience a fire crackling sound as the candle burns and possibly some popping of the ear. You will also feel a gentle massaging sensation to the ear drum and some heat as the candle burns down to the flame breaking ring it is then extinguished. The entire process is then repeated for the other ear. Once both ears have been treated you will be left to relax for a few minutes.

The treatment is a soothing experience leaving you totally relaxed whilst drawing out impurities. Priced at £15.00 Only.

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