What Is Ear Candling?

Jun 03, 2022by Gabby - F&F

Ear candling is a form of alternative medicine, dating back thousands of years. It's mostly known for it's ability to remove wax from people's ears, however, there are more health benefits associated to using ear candles. Others simply enjoy its relaxing nature.

Ear candles are usually made with beeswax so we are absolutely delighted to have Harmony's Vegan Ear Candles available here at Flora & Fauna. Read on, as we talk more about ear candling, how to use ear candles and its benefits!

What Is Ear Candling?What Is Ear Candling?

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What Is Ear Candling?

Ear candling is a practice that requires you to place a lit candle into your ear, to pull out earwax. People commonly practice ear candling to improve hearing and cure ear infections too. It's also used as a relaxing experience. 

So can you just use any old candle? No. Ear candles must be very specific. They should have a long, hollow, thin, and cone-shaped appearance. Here at F&F we stock Harmony's Vegan Ear Candles. They are made with certified organic cotton and food grade plant wax. Ticks for being vegan and cruelty-free!

These candles come in two gorgeous scents: Lavender and Eucalptus, Lavender & Peppermint. We also have an Unscented fragrance, for if you like things more subtle. 

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How To Use An Ear Candle

First things first, make sure you do not attempt ear candling on your own. Ensure you have someone to help you. 

You will need: A paper plate, cup of water and matches.

To use:

  1. Lie on your side, so one ear faces up.
  2. Place the pointed end of the candle into your ear. Light the open end with a match.
  3. As the candle burns, it will be trimmed and kept open.
  4. No wax is allowed to drip into the ear or on the skin around the ear. We place the Reusable Makeup Remover Pads around the ear for protection.
  5. Let the candle burn for about 15 minutes.
  6. Carefully blow out the flame when finished.
  7. Ear wax, debris, and bacteria, should be left in the candle stub.
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Benefits Of Using An Ear Candle

There are many benefits to using ear candles. First and foremost, the intent of ear candling, which is to remove earwax, does just that. People have also said it helps improve their hearing and is good for treating sinus infections and colds. 

Other people purely enjoy ear candling for their wellbeing and for curating a relaxing experience, whether that's at home or at a spa. In our opinion, we defintely think it's worth giving ear candles a go!

Enjoy clean ears, improved health and a relaxing spa experience all in the comfort of your home, with Harmony's Vegan Ear Candles.

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