Hijama, also known as 'wet cupping' or 'cupping therapy' is a traditional Arabic medicine where blood is drawn by vacuum from a small skin incision for therapeutic purposes. Hijama cupping therapy is very ancient natural way of healing for any and all disease.
How Hijama therapy can help you?
Hijama cupping therapy basically removes all toxins from the human body thus human body starts functioning at its 100% efficiency.
• Blood disorders such as anemia and hemophilia.
• Rheumatic diseases such as arthritis and fibromyalgia.
• Skin problems such as eczema and acne.
• High blood pressure.
• Anxiety and depression.
Cupping is fairly safe, as long as you go to a trained health professional. But you could have these side effects in the area where the cups touch your skin:
• Mild discomfort
Firstly, we apply a moderate amount of oil to the relevant area. We use Black Seed oil or Olive oil. This helps to prepare the skin thereby increasing comfort once the cup is applied, it improves the seal between the mouth of the cup and the skin and in the case of Massage Hijama it also provides the necessary lubrication to allow the cup to move smoothly and freely over the skin. We begin every treatment by applying a cup - or several cups - to the appropriate points using a moderate suction. We use hand-held, manual pumps for this purpose as we believe it is by far the most accurate method of ensuring the correct pressure within the cup. These cups will remain in place for several minutes. In the case of Dry Hijama the cups would then be removed and replaced, adjusting the suction accordingly for the main treatment. They would then remain in place for between 5 and 20 minutes accordingly. In the case of Massage Hijama, one or more cups would be used to manipulate the skin and underlying tissues. A Sunnah Hijama Treatment also involves the release of stagnant subcutaneous blood from the point(s) being treated. This is done by making very fine scratches on the skin's surface thereby allowing a small amount of blood to come through the skin. Once these scratches have been made the cups are then replaced and left in place for up to 20 minutes depending on the aim and nature of the treatment. The cups are finally removed, and the area cleaned. Your treatment is complete.
If blood removed by hijama cupping therapy is tested in laboratory then it will show very higher concentration of uric acid, creatinine, urea, low density lipid, triglycerides, cholesterol, heavy metals, toxic gases.