This all natural process has been used for centuries to heal and purify oneself through the ear canal. This therapy is being used effectively to solve many problems associated with the ear and sinuses. Most common is pain relief and inching from infections and other conditions. Presently, it is gaining new popularity because of its very relaxing and non-invasive technique.
Did you know: When the body is under stress the flow of energy diminished until it is totally blocked. It first it may not be noticeable but eventually the symptoms will appear in the body. When this energy becomes blocked in the head area, or excessive ear wax builds up you may develop other conditions such as sinusitis headaches, vertigo (dizziness) minor hearing loss, sore throat or coughing, allergies or upper respiratory infections.
How it works: A muslin candle dipped in beeswax is lit on one end while the other is placed in the ear. Soft heat gently warms the ear wax which is then pulled into the unburned portion of the candle. It takes about 15 minutes per candle, per ear, and it is recommended you not to do more than two candles per ear in a single session.
Does it help to have treatment before taking an airline flight? Yes, if you have no ear infection and or sinus problems, it is a good idea to have a treatment prior to your flight to rid yourself of excess wax.
Who should not be Candled: Anyone who has had any ear, nose, throat or sinus surgery or has tubes in their ears in the last year. Anyone with tumors in the ear, a puncture or bleeding ear drum or any other serious ear condition.
Indications that Ear Candling may be beneficial to you or your family or friends: