Its name might have you conjuring up an image of candlesticks, naked flames and hot, melting wax. But, thankfully, this isn’t strictly true.
An ancient, non-invasive complementary therapy, ear candling is designed to help treat conditions associated with the ear, nose and throat. The treatment involves placing a cotton, cone-shaped tube (or ‘candle’) that has been soaked in beeswax, honey and herbs into the ear canal. This helps to stimulate the ear and facilitate the removal of excess wax and other impurities.
What can it help with?
As a result of the many intricate crevices in the inner ear, it’s easy for debris to build-up in our ears. But, this can cause problems that can interfere with hearing, as well as causing...