The Ancient Art of Ear Candling
Ear Candling is a non-invasive therapies which is extremely popular which dates back to the century old Indian Ear Candling Ritual and is also known as “Thermo Auricular Therapy”. It can influence the Lymph system by creating a gentle vacuum of warm air laced with healing herbs which encourages the drawing of excess Ear wax, thus balancing the hemispheres giving you openness, clarity of insight and vision. Ear candling involves inserting a long, cylindrical candle into the ear and lighting it on the other end. The heat produced helps to draw out excess earwax, which may be present in the ear canal. Some reported benefits of ear candling include; -Relieving tinnitus (ringing in the ears),Helping to relieve sinus pain and pressure,Removing excess wax build up,Assisting with relieving Swimmers` ear,Assisting with headaches,Relieving severely itchy ears (often caused by yeast, mould or dairy allergies) andHelping to unplug ears (often due to illness). Other potential benefits may include improved lymphatic fluid flow through the body,Improved colour perception,A more balanced emotional state andClearer thinking.There are also some reports that the ear candling experience has a relaxing and soothing effect on the mind and body after an ear candling session by clients. Contra-indications for not Ear candling; -Following any form of ear surgeryA ruptured eardrum,Cysts in the ears,Cochlear implants,Mastoiditis (infection of the mastoid bone behind the ear) or tubes Grommets inserted in the ears.
What to Expect during your Ear Candling session?Ear candling takes about 45 minutes including a consultation and ear examination, it’s non-invasive, which is very relaxing. You will be asked to lie down and relax on your side and your ear will be examined.The lit candle will be gently placed in your ear and will be left in place creating a gentle warm vacuum effect, which is very soothing.The negative charge of the herbal smoke and spiral shape of the candle work together to stimulate the respiratory system and cleanse, allowing the body to re-balance itself. Once the candle has been burnt in one ear you will turn to the opposite side to complete the process in the second ear. To complete the treatment you will lie on your back and enjoy the experience of an aromatherapy lymphatic massage on your face to aid the drainage of your lymphatic system from your sinuses.