Ear Candling

Ear candling is an old traditional non-invasive treatment which has been carried out for many years. It is very relaxing and many people are returning to this method as it is more comfortable than syringing with water and carries no risk to the eardrum, although it is not suitable for anyone with grommets.

The candles work by a light suction action and the movement of the flame creating a vibration of air in the ear-candle generating a massage-like effect on the eardrum.

Treatment may also spontaneously cause a freeing of nasal breathing and an improved sense of smell.

Treatment is carried out with clients lying on their sides. One candle is placed in the ear and lit. The 'chimney' effect of the hollow candle encourages the loosening and drawing up of ear wax into the candle.

Both ears are treated followed by a face massage to encourage drainage of the mucus from sinuses into the lymphatic nodes.

It may be necessary to loosen any trapped ear debris before treatment can take place and may be beneficial to have two treatments to gain full benefit.

An appointment takes approximately 45 minutes.