Cupping Therapy: Uses and Benefits

Cupping therapy: Uses and Benefits

Cupping therapy is an ancient form of alternative medicine in which cups are placed on the skin to create a suction. Practitioners believe this mobilizes blood flow in order to promote healing. Cups can be made of a variety of materials, including:

  • Glass
  • Bamboo
  • Earthenware

Cupping therapy dates back to ancient Egypt, Chinese and Middle Eastern Cultures. There are various types of cupping:

  • Dry cupping (suction only)
  • Wet cupping (combined of suction and controlled medicine)

Some researched have concluded that cupping, when combined with other treatments like acupuncture, may be effective in treating various diseases and condition such as: herpes zoster, acne, facial paralysis, cervical spondylosis.
According to The British Cupping Society cupping therapy is used to treat:
- Blood disorder such as anaemia and hemophilia
- Rheumatic diseases such as arthritis and fibromyalgia
- Fertility disorders
- Skin problems such as eczema and acne
- High blood pressure
- Migraine
- Anxiety and depression
- Bronchial congestion caused by allergies and asthma
- Varicose veins

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