Dedicated to the education of the consumer about beeswax candles.
Why ear candles can't work .
There is an urban myth that claims that ear candling or ear coning ,
will clean ear wax from the ear canal and clear debris from the sinus
cavities by a negative pressure created when the ear candle is burning.
Unfortunately , there is something in the way that prevents this from
happening. It is called the ear drum. The ear drum prevents movement
of air between the outer ear and the middle and inner ear , as well as
the sinus cavities and eustacian tube. The eustacian tube drains any liquid
that might build up in the middle ear down into the throat.
If an ear candle could create enough negative pressure to clean out the
ear canal and sinuses , the ear drum would be sucked out of your ear - OUCH !!