The Process And Purpose Of Ear Candling

The Process And Purpose Of Ear Candling
November 14 09:09 2016 Print This Article

One of the services offered at Grand Spa and other spas is ear candling. Many people try this service out because of the numerous benefits one can get from it. There has been some controversy though that this service is not safe and people must avoid it. The truth is, ear candling can pose some risk only when it is not done by a highly skilled professional. In today’s world many are looking to get services that can help them improve their wellbeing. For some people who are having problems with the wax build up in their ears to the point that this causes discomfort already, ear candling can help you a lot. Here are the things you need to know about ear candling:

What Is Ear Candling?

Simply put, ear candling is a process where a small cylindrical candle cloth drenched from bees wax is placed in the ear to create a vacuum to suck out the excessive ear wax and other impurities present in the ear.


How Is Ear Candling Is Done?

The process will include a special long cylindrical candle that is made out of cloth and soaked in bees wax. The candle will be placed in the ear and the other side of the candle will be lighted. The heat then passes through the candle to the ear, melting the ear wax. The excessive ear wax will be sucked through the burning candle. The process will be done on both ears for a certain period of time only and the heat of the candle should be controlled to avoid risks.

What Are The Benefits Of Ear Candling?

There are quite a lot of benefits that you can get from ear candling which you might want to consider aside from the removal of ear wax build up in your ear. Here are some of these benefits:

  • It is good in relieving sinus pain and pressure.
  • Relieves swimmers’ ears, assisting with headaches.
  • It helps relieve severely itchy ears that is caused by mold, yeast or daily allergies.
  • It helps relieve ringing in the ears, or what they call tinnitus.
  • It helps unplug the pressure in the ears due to having an illness.
  • It improves color perception and it balances the emotional state and makes thinking clearer.
  • It improves the flow of lymphatic fluids in the body.
  • It improves the taste buds and helps release pressure cause by ear wax build up.
  • It relaxes the mind and body as well.

What Are The Risks That Can Possibly Happen When Having Ear Candling?

Ear candling can impose high risks if it is done by a nonprofessional practitioner. It would be best to have a professional practitioner do the process for you. There are people who experienced burns because of performing ear candling by themselves. It would be best to do it with someone who can supervise the burning candle in your ear. Better yet, it is best to get ear candling services in a credible spa. Make sure that the person who is going to perform the service is highly trained. Your ears are very sensitive, therefore you need to be very careful when going through the process.

It is important that you don’t undergo ear candling if you just had an ear surgery, mastoditis, cysts in the ear and any other ear problems. Going through ear candling might make your conditions worse. It would be best to seek the advice of your doctor first.

Ear candling has a lot of benefits, and in order get this benefits you should only go through the process with a professional. You have to look for a spa that specializes in ear candling, like Grand Spa. Make sure that they have a lot of satisfied clients who have received the service. You can ask questions from the practitioner who will perform the process if you want to know more about their ear candling service.

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