This step by step tutorial of how to make beeswax muslin strip ear candles that are used for ear wax removal. Ear candling is an alternative medicine practice claimed to improve sinus ear pressure, ear wax removal, ear aches and jaw pressure by lighting one end of a hollow candle and placing the other end in the ear canal. People practicing alternative medicine claim that the flame creates negative pressure, drawing wax and debris out of the ear canal.
A person lays on their side, a towel is wrapped to cover their hair and neck completely. A triple layer of paper plates is used with a small hole in the center. Place the beeswax ear candling cone 3 inches through the paper plate. A candle shaped beeswax cone (with plate) placing it in the ear, lighting it, and after the wick burns down to with 2 inches on top of the paper plate, removing the cone — along with ear wax and other impurities.
You may want to do your research because many American medical sources discourage the practice of ear candling due to risk of burns on and in the ear. If you do use ear candles, please use common sense and listen to your body.
Ear Candling History: This energy cleansing technique has been around for many thousands of years and has been found in nearly every culture since the beginning of civilization. Also referred to as ear coning, there has been archeological evidence found that this practice was even performed using glazed clay or stone pottery cones in antiquity. There is no argument to the fact that humans have been coning or candling for eons. The exact origin of candling is unknown, but there is a great deal of evidence indicating its use in many different cultures around the world as quoted by EarCadling.Com
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