Unlike conventional wax candles, the Hopi Ear Candle is a cotton tube made from natural ingredients, such as St John’s Wort and Camomile. Each candle is impregnated with beeswax, honey and therapeutic oils.
The client remains fully dressed on their side, with their head supported on a pillow so the ear canal is vertical. The candle is painlessly inserted into the ear to draw out any impurities. Most people experience a pleasant crackling sound and warm, comfortable feeling.
Many clients find the treatment relaxing. As well as the relieved feeling that comes from reduced pressure in the ear, clients may experience a general calming effect.
To complete the treatment an aromatic facial massage concentrating on pressure points and ears to further enhance the candling and gentle friction to stimulate lymphatic drainage.
Please note that you should not use Hopi Ear Candles if you suffer from any of the following conditions: