Hopi ear candles are used to treat a number of conditions of the ear, nose and throat. Quite different from conventional wax candles, a Hopi ear candle is actually a cotton tube, infused with beeswax, honey and therapeutic oils.
What are Hopi Ear Candles? What can Hopi ear candles be used to treat? Hopi ear candles have been used to treat ear, nose and throat conditions since Ancient Greece, and many people find that regular ear candling treatments offer relief from: Asthma Vertigo & dizziness Headaches & migraines Hay fever Pressure caused by travelling [...]
The candles work by vaporising their ingredients and causing mild suction in the ear, which lets the vapours gently massage the eardrum and ear canal. Once the candle is placed in the ear, it forms a seal that enables wax and other impurities to be drawn out. Don’t worry, no wax or ash will drop [...]
The procedure is pleasant and non-invasive. At the beginning of the treatment, the practitioner will examine your ears and discuss your medical history and the problems you are currently experiencing. You will then lay in a comfortable position on a massage couch before a Hopi ear candle is put into the first ear, lit and [...]
Hopi ear candle treatment takes approximately 10-20 minutes per ear. As we perform a light facial massage at the end of your treatment, you should expect to be in your appointment for 45-60 minutes.
The number of Hopi ear candle treatments you need will depend on your reason for choosing this therapy. If you want relief from a short-term problems such as a cold, then you may need several treatments over a week to 10 days. For longer term problems, such as tinnitus, you may benefit from a number [...]
You may experience some side effects for 24 to 48 hours post-treatment. Generally speaking, these are a sign that the treatment has had a positive effect. The most common side effects are: Cold-like symptoms Headache Slight dizziness Slight dryness in the throat A sticky feeling in the ears or the sensation of loose ear wax [...]
After any treatment at Therapy House, we’ll give you detailed aftercare instructions that relate to your procedure, so you know what to do and what to expect. It’s very normal for ear wax to naturally work its way out of your ear over the first 24 to 48 hours post-treatment, so you may want to [...]
Although many people can and do benefit from this treatment, we won’t carry it out if you have an ear infection, perforated eardrum, inflammation within the ear, or if you have grommets fitted. We will also talk you through the candles’ ingredients to check that you’re not allergic to any of them.