What is Ear Candling?
Ear Candling is a technique use to naturally cleanse the
inside of the ears and head. As a non-intrusive procedure, it may help
alleviate the painful effects of chronic headaches or sinus conditions, ear
infections, allergies or vertigo, as well as minor hearing loss due to
excessive earwax build up.
Today, people increasingly seeking alternatives
to digging in the ears with Q-tips or using a hydrogen peroxide flush to clear
blockages in the ear canal.
How does Ear Candling work?
Ear candles have a purely physical function.
They are hollow tubes made from organic cotton which have been impregnated with
The candle is placed into the outer ear with the
far end lit, and held in place by the practitioner. A light suction action
(chimney effect) and the movement of the flame creates a vibration of air in
the ear candle, generating a massage-like effect on the eardrum. With the
additional heat, ear wax may be softened and broken up.
This induces a pleasant feeling of warmth and a
balance of pressure in the ears, forehead and sinuses. It is soothing and
helpful for earache and headache, ear noise, sinus, stress and nervousness.
The heat stimulates blood circulation, and
therefore intensifies the immune system. It also stimulates the Qi points and
What does Ear Candling feel like?
Ear Candling is a gentle and natural treatment.
While the candle is burning a pleasant heat sensation can be felt.
There is also a calming experience and hence may
also help with stress or anxiety.
How many treatments will I need?
Treatment plans are based on each patient's
individual needs, depth and duration of disease. Our experienced practitioners
will give you a prognosis and treatment plan at your first visit. Our goal is
to help you feel better as soon as possible.
What are the common conditions Ear Candling is
Ear candling is a safe and
simple method of removing excess or old ear wax, infections, poisons and
residuals of past ear infections. It can assist with problems such as:
~ Irritation in the ears or sinuses
~ Tinnitus (ringing in the
~ Hearing difficulties
~ Glue Ear
Sore throat and allergies
What are the
benefits to Ear Candling?
are many potential benefits from this simple procedure:
~ Improved sense of
~ Relief of "swimmer's ear
~ Reduced ear pain
~ Improved sense of
~ Balanced emotional state
~ Reduced ringing in ears
~ Relief of
~ Reduced pain of a tear in the eardrum
~ Improved color perception
~ Equalized pressure in the ear
~ Reduced stress and tension
~ Improved lymphatic fluid flow