History of Hopi Ear Candles
The word hopi comes from the hopi red Indian tribe who are thought to have first introduced this gentle therapy to the West. The word hopi means peaceful ones.
Ear candles have been used for centuries to help with ear and sinus problems in countries like North America and Asia. Although it is thought to have originated from the hopi tribe there is suggestions a similar method has been used by the Greeks Romans and Egyptians.
The makers of hopi ear candles BIOSUN has been researching the use of ear candles since 1985. The candles are regularly tested and are certified as medical products class IIa. The original BIOSUN candles are made by hand and impregnated with beeswax and extracts of honey, chamomile, sage and St Johns Wort.
What happens during a Hopi Ear Candle treatment?
The treatment is conducted while you lie on your side on the couch. The candle is placed slightly in the ear and then lit. It is only allowed to burn to the red line which is about 3-4 inches from the head. The candle creates a vacuum that helps to draw the wax out of the ear into the candle. The candle is then removed and extinguished. The treatment is repeated on the other ear and then a massage on the face is carried out. Each treatment takes approximately 45 minutes and is very relaxing.
What Can Ear Candles Help With?
Ear candles have helped some clients with the following problems: earwax, rhinitis, sinusitis, tinnitus, snoring, earache, headaches and migraines. It is not suitable for people who have grommets or a perforated eardrum. It is a safe and gentle treatment and can even be used on children.