Few Reason You Should Try Hijama or Cupping Therapy

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Some Reason You Should Try Hijama or Cupping Therapy

Hijama is Arabic word from the root ‘hajm’ which means ‘sucking’, in English, it is known as ‘cupping’. Hijama or Cupping Therapy is a technique that is gaining popularity day by day, presumably this technique is able to cure almost any ailment from joint pains to cancer. As modern medicine has moved forward leaps and bounds the traditional technique of Hijama is still considered better than traditional medicine. Hijama is a sunnat and can be performed on selective day only; however, according to the teachings of Holy Prophet (S.A.W.W) one should have Hijama done on the 17th, 19th and 21st of each month (Islamic Lunar Month).

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Cupping or Hijama is considered a type of massage and has one key difference, taking out of blood. During the cupping therapy, just like a massage the person feels refreshed and pure, as the therapy helps to remove the infected blood from the body. Here is a explanation of Hijama or Cupping Therapy.

During the process the person will be asked to lie face down on a table or sit in position with their shirt off.After that, transparent cups will be placed on the cupping or hijama point of the body and sucked the particular area of body with the help of vacuum tool. These points have veins that carry dirty blood.
When place on the particular pressure points, the cups suck the skin and make a large blob. After that the person who does Hijama will make a cut on your skin which does not hurt and then place the cup again which will suck all of the bad blood in the cup.

The process is called purifying and helps the body to relax and it is a cure for many infections and diseases.



In an age where each individual can be seen detoxifying there body to remove the junk from it, Hijama surprisingly does the same thing. In many circumstances such as poor circulation of the blood in our veins, can result in many bacteria and toxins buildup and this can result in severe effects on the body. Hijama can help remove all the impure blood from the body, so that the body is free from toxins and bacteria and is safe from infections. That is why when a person receives cupping therapy they are often asked to drink lots of water to flush away any excess impurities still left in the body.


Anti – aging

Hijama Therapy can help slow down the aging process of the body. It is known to stop this process as it can drastically improve the circulation and improve body functions. The fresh blood that flows through the body actually helps the muscles and our tissues receive the proper oxygen and specific nutrients properly. After a few therapies the body starts to feel relaxed and regain its original strength. Cupping is also done on the face it help to remove the signs of aging from your face.



Hijama or cupping therapy is mostly used to heal the body, from sore muscles, to inflammation in the body. Usually the inflammation that happens in the body is due to the body trying desperately to cure the injury. Hijama can help draw blood faster to the injured area and new blood vessels are created and healing is quicker. This is the reason why many athletes are seen to use the Hijama or cupping therapy as a way to build muscle tissues and stamina and heal muscle problems.



Hijama or cupping therapy can help remove pains, help the body rejuvenate and get a burst of energy. Cupping can help remove stress and other mental problems as well. Hijama or Cupping can also help relieve depression and anxiety. It is an overall cure which must be tried however, not everyone can do cupping properly therefore, check the authenticity of a cupping expert before taking on the therapy.

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