Ear Candling

Ear Candling

EAR CANDLING

Hopi ear candling (also known as thermal-auricular therapy) is a safe and entirely natural therapy.

 

The benefits of this soothing and calming treatment include clearer hearing by removing excess wax, a sharpened sense of smell and taste, and improvement to inner ear balance (which is beneficial for post driving and post flight pressure).                                          

The origins of ear candling have been handed down through many civilisations starting with the Ancient Greeks over three thousand years ago, the Egyptians, Chinese, East Indians and Tibetans also used them for cleansing, purifying and healing both on a spiritual and practical level. More recently, the candles were used by the shaman healers of the Hopi Indian tribe, in medicinal ceremonies and initiations to clear negative energies from the head and aura.

MORE ABOUT EAR CANDLING

Your treatment starts with a relaxing acupressure massage to the head and face; this is very effective for lymphatic and sinus drainage. The ear candle is then lit and positioned gently inside your ear, just enough so a seal is made and it is comfortable. As the candle’s flame warms the air within the candle, it in turn warms the air inside the ear (this will be undetectable to you). Any impurities and excess ear wax are gently warmed and drawn up into the candle; similar to a chimney effect. Gentle vibrations act to softly massage the ear, and the rising air helps to regulate pressure. It is a very relaxing and therapeutic feeling.

At Zensations, only Biosun manufactured ear candles are used for your health and safety; these have been certified with the CE mark according to the European Medical Device Directive. They are handmade, using 100% natural ingredients such as cotton, beeswax, honey, sage, chamomile and St. John’s wort, true to the original Hopi Indian tradition.

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CONDITIONS THAT CAN BENEFIT FROM EAR CANDLING:

  • Tinnitus
  • Excessive Ear Wax
  • Glue Ear
  • Catarrh
  • Asthma
  • Snoring
  • Headaches
  • Migrane
  • Vertigo
  • Anxiety
  • Hayfever & Eczema (skin & lungs are sister organs)
  • Menieres Disease (disease of the inner ear causing tinnitus & vertigo)
  • Neuralgia (sharp stabbing pain along a nerve pathway)
  • Sinusitis
  • Rhinitis (inflammation of the mucous mebrane of the nose)

POSSIBLE REACTIONS TO TREATMENT

  • You may feel light headed after the treatment, so take it easy. This is a perfectly normal reaction and nothing to worry about.

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