Cupping is one of the branches of alternative medicine, where cups are made of either glass, bamboo or pottery. These cups are applied to the skin, and cupping therapists believe in their importance in stimulating blood circulation, blood flow and treatment of many diseases.
The origin of this science to the ancient Egyptians for thousands of years, where it was discovered in the ancient historical books that the ancient Egyptians were doing cupping treatment.
Studies are under way to discover the benefits of cupping therapy, and studies have found that it is best given if used with other alternative therapies such as Chinese acupuncture, meditation and yoga.
Types of cupping Therapy treatment
- Dry Cupping: Pressure can also be created inside the cup using a rubber pump, and some therapists use silicone cups that can be moved from place to place in a similar way to massage.
- Fire Cupping
- Wet (Blood) cupping: Accompanied by blood out, by putting the cup and then remove it and then cut the skin superficial cracks and put the cup again to withdraw a small amount of blood, and after the completion of these cracks are covered with antibiotic ointment.
Indication (Benefits) of cupping Therapy:
Among the benefits of cupping, it is used in the treatment of many diseases including:
One of the most important benefits of cupping is that it treats blood diseases.
Rheumatoid diseases such as arthritis and inflammation of the tissues
Skin diseases such as rashes and acne
One of the benefits of cupping is that it treats high blood pressure
Headache and Migraines
Bronchial congestion caused by allergies and asthma
Anxiety and depression
Back and neck pain
It helps to relieve pain and inflammation and increase mental and physical activity and energy in general.