What is Cupping/Hijama Therapy?
Hijama therapy is a minor surgical procedure that is also known as Wet Cupping, it’s a therapy used to remove harmful toxins from your body in order to improve the blood circulation in the body.
Moreover, it is a widely practised by Muslims as it is a Sunnah of the Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him). Hence, cupping therapy is also known as a Prophetic Medicine, which has been prescribed to the nation as a means of treatment and cure.
The treatment involves a negative pressure or suction being applied by a cup in order to create a vacuum to draw the toxins to the surface of the skin, then applying small, superficial scratches i.e. making small incisions to excrete the toxins out of the body.
Hijama cupping therapy removes blood and tissue fluids mixed with potentially harmful substances.
Therapeutic benefits of Hijama cupping is not related to the amount of blood drawn out but to the number of excreted toxins.