The original candle - Cleansing. Hopi ear candles have been used for centuries and were traditionally made by Hopi Indians. The traditional BIOSUN ear candles are still made by hand today using the traditional recipe and the finest reguarly tested ingredients. They are made from pure beeswax, honey extract and traditional herbs such as sage, St John's wort, camomile and pure essential oils. They also carry the CE label and are certified medical products class IIa, according to medical device directive 93/42/EEC. A light suction action (chimney effect), generates a massage-like effect on the eardrum. This induces a pleasant feeling of warmth and a balance of presssure in the ears, forehead and sinuses. It is soothing and helpful for earache and headache, ear noise, stress and nervousness.