The topic of cupping and its multiple uses has recently spread. What is cupping? What are its benefits?
What is cupping?
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Cupping is an alternative treatment that includes placing glass cups on the skin with the aim of performing a suction process that facilitates the healing process through blood flow to the places where the cups are located.
Hijama has been used since ancient times by the horns of animals, to develop over time into cups made of bamboo and porcelain, where suction was done through the use of heat resulting from heating the cups with fire and immediately placed on the skin, when when these cups cooled, they in turn implanted into the skin. cupping in egypt
As for modern cupping, it has evolved to use open round cups from one side only, and they fall into two categories:
Dry cupping: It is a suction method only.
Wet cupping: involves combining suction with controlled healing bleeding.
The method used in treatment is determined according to several factors, the most important of which is the person's health status and his preference for one type over the other.
Benefits of general cupping
Hijama has always been used to treat many different health problems, but few scientific studies have addressed this topic, the most important of which is the study published in 2015 in the Journal of Traditional and Alternative Medicine and the one published in 2012 in the journal PLOS ONE.
These studies concluded that the use of cupping may be beneficial in cases of:
Blood problems such as anemia and hemophilia.
Arthritis and pain in connective tissues.
Fertility and some gynecological disorders and diseases.
Bronchial congestion due to allergies and asthma.