Hopi Ear Candles
What is Thermo Auricular Therapy?
Known as Hopi Ear Candles, they are a mild and natural therapy and have been used by ancient civilizations for thousands of years. The Hopi candle is a hollow tube made out of cotton flax and are impregnated with extract of honey and herb oils (in particular chamomile, sage and St Johns wort), the healing properties of which are well known. We use Biosun Hopi Ear Candles which are hygienically sealed and certified medical products according to EC guidelines 93/42 (EEC)
A Typical Session
Each treatment takes approximately 30 minutes and is very relaxing. On completion a head and facial massage is carried out, paying particular attention to the sinus areas and drainage via the lymph nodes.
What Conditions Can Ear Candles Help?
Ear candles are believed to improve circulation, lymphatic flow and drainage in the head and neck area therefore possibly helping with the treatment of:
- excessive or compacted earwax
- glue ear
- itchy ears
- dull hearing
- pre and post flight ear disturbance
- regular treatments can reduce the need for syringing
- headaches and migraines
It is not suitable for those with perforated eardrums, where grommets are in place or current inflammation or infection.