What Are Hopi Ear Candles?
Hopi Ear Candles are hollow tubes made from cotton or linen, soaked in beeswax. Hopi Candling is is an ancient and natural therapy handed down by many civilisations. The candles are still made today on the basis of the old traditional formula originating from the Hopi Indians.
It is believed that the Ancient Greeks used ear candles, initially probably for cleansing, purifying and healing on a spiritual basis, but much later for a purely physical basis.
However, the practice reached the modern world via the native American Hopi Indians of North Arizona. Ear candles were used traditionally by Shamen healers. The name Hopi is a shortened form of Hopituh Shi-nu-mu ("The Peaceful People" or "Peaceful Little Ones”).
What Happens in a Hopi Ear Candle Treatment?
Before your treatment you will be sent a brief medical questionnaire this will help focus you and me on the results you're hoping to achieve as well as enabling me to provide you with the right information. You will recline on a specially designed 'zero gravity' chair and I will cover your neck and shoulders with a towel to protect your clothing.
Each ear will be treated one at a time. To treat the ear, a Hopi Ear Candle is placed lightly into the outer ear-canal. The end of the candle is lit - don't worry though, the flame never gets close to you! I will keep the candle in an upright position with my hands. The treatment is completely painless and helps to rebalance the ear by drawing out impurities. It is soothing and relaxing - you can always talk through any questions you have with me before your treatment.
What Can Hopi Ear Candles Help With?
By reducing inflammation and mucus in the sinuses Hopi Ear Candles can assist in the relief of the following symptoms:
Hayfever & Rhinitus
Excessive Ear Wax
General Hearing Loss
Pre / Post Air Cabin Pressure
How Will I Feel After Hopi Ear Candles?
Your nasal passages will feel less blocked. You may notice an improved sense of smell and your eustachian tubes may feel lighter leading to an improved clarity of sound. CAUTION! You might want to turn the TV volume down! You will also feel very relaxed at the end of the treatment which is rounded off by gentle acupressure on the lymphatic systems on the face and head