by Patrick Quanten MD
Observing ear candling and its results, both within the individual and within the candle, raises further questions as to how it all happens. Can we really understand the major changes brought about by this little candle? Can we really comprehend the complexity of the process; and is this process in any way related to the Primary Creation process?
Can we find out? - Of course we can.
First, there is the wider observation of the amazing recurrence of the number three within nature. There are three main races that exist on the planet - negroid, mongoloid, caucasian. There are three major type of languages - isolating (e.g. Chinese), agglutinative (e.g. Turkish), fusional (e.g. Latin). Radiation releases three types of rays - alpha, beta, gamma. In chemistry, there are three main groups within the period table - non-metallic (e.g. oxygen), metalloid (e.g. arsenic), metallic (e.g. lead). There are three types of bonds chemical elements can form - simple, double, triple. There are three elements in the whole of the universe which can form all of those three bonds - carbon, nitrogen, oxygen. There are three forms in which matter exists at any one time - solid, liquid, gas. There are three types of existence - plants, animals, humans. The plants manufacture the three nutrients on which all animals and plants live - sugar, starch, protein. Sugars are made up from three elements - carbon, oxygen, hydrogen. And so on.
According to the Ancient scriptures there are three basic forces in existence - energy, light, cohesion. The energy manifests itself in nature as the intelligence behind movement. Energy which undergoes transformation emits light and heat; all chemical reactions conceal the power of light and heat. There is an affinity of forces which are ultimately linked together revealing the cohesion, as seen in chemical properties but also in love.
On the basis of these three forces the Ancient Cultures recognized the existence of three major basic biological influences. The energy "which moves things" has been symbolized by the properties of wind or air. The light "which heats and digests things" has been seen as fire. The cohesion "which holds things together" has been identified with the properties of water.
All other influences, properties, qualities, have been made up out of these basic three; just as all the colours in the rainbow have been made up from yellow, red and blue. Hard to belief but true. The basis of Life is as simple as the prime colour scheme.
Furthermore, it is very interesting that within the body the three base elements have a "seat of residence", a place where they accumulate. The air element is located primarily in the colon, which is governed by the solar plexus chakra (chakra's are main energy centers on the body), represented by the colour yellow. The fire element is mainly sited in the small intestine, but the greatest concentration of latent "fire" within the body is the Kundalini, said to be lying "curled up at the bottom of the spine" in the base chakra, which is represented by the colour red. The water element is primarily situated in the stomach and throat, which are governed by the throat chakra, represented by the colour blue.
Isn't life full of coincidences? - The three basic elements of which all of life has been made up are represented by the three prime colours. And when we look at the traditional twelve colour wheel the prime colours are separated from each other by three other colours each time. From red to yellow we find red-orange, orange and gold; from yellow to blue it is lime green, green and turquoise; and from blue to red, indigo, violet and magenta. Each colour having its own energy, just as each primary element has its own energetic qualities, corresponding with the qualities generally said to be held by those particular colours.
Back to Ear Candling
When you light the candle at the top, you effectively start to heat up the top of the air column inside the candle. As the candle burns downwards it continues to heat up the top part of this column. The heat on the periphery of the air column surface leads to the separation of oxygen in the inner regions of the candle and its subsequent increased concentration at the periphery, causing the air to start moving in a whirling fashion, directing the spiral down into the candle (a vortical motion). As the air column gathers speed and gets more and more concentrated in the center the temperature starts to drop. This cooling effect will separate the solid particles and direct them again towards the periphery. Those particles of matter that are not drawn into the centre will be pressed upon the surface, the inside of the lower part of the candle, by the prevailing mechanical pressure. They separate out from the "air", from the smoke, and show up in material form. This process not only clears the "air" of overload, it also energizes and purifies the air that is concentrated at the core of the vortex. The whole process is known as implosion.
The "air" contained inside the candle, stuck in someone's ear, belongs to that person; it is part of that person's aura, his/her energy field. The air, as everything else in life, is basically made up from the three elements which qualities are represented by air, fire and water. Qualities that in this case also belong to the individual.
Over-accumulation of the qualities of water will lead to lethargy, heaviness, chills, cough, difficulty breathing, excessive sleep and weight gain. In which case the energy field, the "air", inside the candle is loaded with this material. Adding the heat to this "air" will, through the process described above, throw out some of that overload of heaviness and dampness, separating the excess (dry material) from the normal "air" dampness quality, and will also purify and energize the rest of the water-qualities left in the energy field.
A similar thing will happen in case of an over-accumulation of air qualities, which show up as cold feeling, distension and constipation, insomnia, bad hearing, smell and sight, dizziness, and confusion. Here the excess of the qualities of lightness and dryness will be thrown out.
The over-accumulation of fire qualities will seldom lead to a request for ear candling as they are burning sensations, thirst, stinging of eyes and skin, and difficulty sleeping.
As everything is made up from these base elements, everything consequently contains all of these elements. As a result thefire qualities will always become aggravated by ear candling. The first signs are usually excessive dryness with itchy ears or skin, you simply compensate by increasing the other elements through the use of herbs, oils and diet. Continuing the treatment may still be advisable because it will continue to clear out some of the overload of the other elements, and of course it will generally purify and energize the "aura", the person's energy field.
Ear candling is a powerful means to cleans and strengthen the whole person; to "burn off" the accumulation of one-sided element qualities; to help re-balance a person's energies.
The way it achieves this is by the addition of a lot of heat to an isolated part of that energy field. The particular circumstances of the heat delivery to the aura causes a process of implosion within the air column. Implosion is nature's own, radial-axial motion, which can be defined as convergent, contracting, consolidating, creative, integrating and formative.
So, let's get "cleaned up" and "energized".
Let's do more ear candling, and be amazed!