FAQ- Ear Candle Edition

how many ear candles should i use

Doc Harmony answers all your frequently asked questions.

What are ear candles?

Ear candles are hollow cones typically made of fabric coated in beeswax or paraffin. Ear Candles encourage healing through relaxation, which as part of a healthy lifestyle that may help living well with ear infections, sinus infections, colds/flus, congestions, allergies, migraines and conjunctivitis.

How do ear candles work?

Ear Candles relax the body enough to shift from a sympathetic (stressed) state to a parasympathetic (relaxed) state. When one transitions to the parasympathetic state one is able to return to a state of wellbeing aka homeostasis. Ear Candles are not medical devices, therefore, they cannot remove objects, including wax, yeast/candida, bacteria and/or fungus from the ear. Ear Candles do NOT create a vacuum. They create a vortex which is a big difference. A simple test proves this: Close the tip of an ear candle, burn it down while holding it outside of anyone’s ear – now look and see what is inside. Or you can take another ear candle and hold it over salt or sand … there will be NO upward movement. This does not mean Ear Candles do not work. It just begets the question: How do they work?

Is ear candling safe?

When properly handcrafted with high quality materials and when following directions properly, ear candles are 100% safe. Exercise common sense and always use a second person to hold the Ear Candle and monitor the flame.

What are Harmony's Ear Candles?

Harmony's Ear Candles are a premium brand of ear candles that offers a relaxing and soothing experience. Harmony’s Ear Candles are made with organic cotton cloth and feature a ‘stop here’ burnline label, a patented safety vortex tip, and are double wrapped for a longer burn time.

Are Harmony's Ear Candles safe to use?

Despite claims made by many manufacturers, Harmony's Ear Candles, like all ear candles, carry inherent risks. There is a lack of scientific evidence to support their efficacy, and they pose potential dangers such as burns, ear canal obstruction, and eardrum damage if made improperly or with cheap waxes. It's advisable to consult with a healthcare professional before attempting any ear cleaning method.

However, to keep it all in perspective, household candles cause billions of dollars’ worth of damage to homes, nature and life annually. Ear Candles, used improperly, have only contributed to 2 known household fires (the person using the candle, ear candled themselves, alone on their bed and fell asleep.) With all things related to fire, caution should always be present.

Can I Ear Candle at home?

Absolutely! Ear candles are a family tradition and can be a fun yet relaxing activity. They make for a great at-home spa treatment.

Can I use Ear Candles by myself?

NEVER use ear candles without a second person. Ear Candling involves an open flame that needs to be watched all the time.

How many Ear Candles should I use?

A session usually consists of three ear candles per ear. Ear candle one ear first and then ear candle the other one. If your ear drums could be perforated or itchy, do not use Harmony’s Ear Candles. Click here to take out quiz: How many Ear Candles should I use?


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