What is it?
Cupping Therapy, also known as Hijama or wet cupping is a therapeutic treatment used to detox the body by removing harmful toxins. The build up of these toxins over time can cause the body’s systems to become imbalanced which can result in pain or other ailments/diseases. Hijama Cupping Therapy if performed correctly, can help to re-balance your body’s natural state without any serious side effects.
Hijama Cupping Therapy was an ancient medical practice widely used in folk medicine. ‘Hijama’ is a derivation of hajm, the Arabic term for sucking. Hijama is also known as wet cupping or blood-letting. The first to embrace cupping therapy were the Ancient Egyptians, and the oldest recorded medical text book the ‘Ebers Papyrus’ was written in approximately 1550 BC and mentions cupping. It spread to many nations around the world over time including China, Africa, Middle East, South Asia and Europe.