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Last updated on Jul 7, 2022

The ORIGINAL and Best Ear Candles! FREE SHIPPING ELIGIBLE. USA Made since 1997


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Amish Ear Candles

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Amish Ear Candles


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About AmishEarCandles

Sales 5,667
On Etsy since 2012

Our History

I began my ear candle journey in the early 90's. Learned how to ear candle when I was a Natural Health Consultant and LMT in Texas. There was a great deal of difficulty finding ear candles locally so I learned how to make Paraffin ear candles from the Amish, who's community was near my neighborhood. During the 90's, ear candling was on the rise as an alternative therapy. Unfortunately a LOT of misinformation was being given to consumers.

I started making ear candles for my family and clients and soon after, ear candle orders overshadowed my consultant business so I retired and went full time making them. The first few years I made them from paraffin, because that was how I was taught. I didn't like the way paraffin clogged the ear candle and also how "drippy" the paraffin candles seemed. The length of the candle caused them to collapse on themselves so I experimented with wrapping them shorter.

Necessity is the mother of invention, and so I proceeded to experiment with other waxes to improve not only the clogging issues but to cut the costs. Since I'm a "tree hugger", renewable source waxes were an important issue.

Over the years I made some alterations to the original design the Amish taught me and after trial and error, a cost effective and quality ear candle was created in 1997 using a proprietary bend of different soy waxes and different grades of beeswax. While I prefer the SOYBEE blend I still have customers who want 100% beeswax and also, to my dismay, Paraffin, so I make and offer those for sale as well.

I was also determined to correct the image of ear candles "sucking wax out of your ears" and other misinformation through online education and sales. Since the ONLINE introduction of the Soy ear candle in 2000, Wally's, , AJsCandles and several other companies have produced their own versions. They are the copycats NOT the original.

The best part of this business has been helping families in our rural community support themselves by teaching them the art and paying them to make candles when demand exceeds supply. It's been a very gratifying opportunity to know that quality products are still made at home and shared with you, our customers.

You can buy with confidence and the knowledge that small business is the backbone of America. Thank you for taking time to read.

Shop members

  • Marilyn

    Owner, Creator

    I am a retired Natural Health Consultant and Massage Therapist who learned the art of making ear candles from the Amish community near my home in the 90's. Since then generations of artisans have supported their families through this online business.

Production partners

  • OTC, Inc

    NJ, United States

    OTC provides many tools for artisans to assist in their businesses.

Shop policies

Last updated on July 7, 2022
THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING USA SMALL BUSINESS!! We are proud to offer our quality products to you on Etsy! We have a 7 day "No questions asked" return policy just in case you ever find any issues with our products. For 3 decades, our goal is to keep satisfied customers who reorder from us often.

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Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns and exchanges
Contact me within: 3 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 7 days of delivery
I don't accept cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
  • Items on sale
Returns and exchange details

You don't have to give us a reason if you are not satisfied with our products, you just need to put them in the mail no later than 7 days after you receive them. We do not offer refunds on Seconds or Assorted Grab Bag specials. Be sure to put a copy of the packing slip or identification so we know who it's from. You will receive a full refund for the unused portion of your order (less shipping and handling) as long as the postmark is within 7 days of when you received them. We will check your return to make sure there are no damaged items. Refund will be issued after inspection (less s&h). We don't refund items that are damaged during the return shipment so please use the same care in sending them back to us as we did shipping them to you.

If your order was damaged during original shipping we will provide a replacement order at no charge after receiving the damaged order back. There are no refunds issued for "Seconds" or "Grab Bags". You have 7 days from receipt of delivery to report and return any damaged items. Email us at earcandleshop [!at] to notify us of damaged products.
We accept All major credit/debit cards and MAIL/FAX Orders. Fax orders to (213) 402-8743. Orders can not be canceled once the items have shipped. You can cancel by email or phone before item has shipped with no penalty. Sales tax is charged where required by law.

We usually ship within 2 BUSINESS days (Monday-Thursday). Orders can take up to 6 business days (after orders leave our office) to deliver in the USA.

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