Hijama in Arabic originates from the word “hajm”. In English “hajm” means “sucking”. In English, Hijama is referred to as Cupping but the closest translation would be Wet-Cupping.
Hijama Cupping Therapy is a fast and efficient way to release the build-up of toxins from the body. Hijama Cupping Therapy is proving that in modern times it can provide positive results for most ailments and it is a powerful and natural alternative that many are now opting for.
The therapeutic process involves the application of cups on various points of the body. A negative pressure (suction) is then created by using a hand pump. This is then followed by applying small, superficial scratches or incisions onto the same location point of the body. This is performed by using a sterile surgical instrument that is disposable. The cups are then re-applied and suction is applied again. The toxic blood is gradually drawn out and then safely disposed. The combination of cupping therapy and blood letting was a practice of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) who promoted it to his nation. Islam greatly encourages the use of Hijama Therapy as a therapeutic and remedial treatment. Hijama works by creating a negative pressure in the applied area, thus relieving pain and pressure.
Hijama forces the body to increase its blood circulation and boosts the immune system allowing the body to use its natural resources to heal itself. It is a natural way to alleviate pain and treatment many illnesses.
TYPES OF CUPPING:
There are many different types of Cupping, some of these include:
Dry Cupping – This is a widely used cupping method whereby only a suction stimulation is applied on the body. Dry cupping enhances blood flow to the cupped area and also improves the blood circulation. Dry cupping is ideal for weak or elderly individuals. (£20 a session)
Massage Cupping – This is a specialised technique that has a deeper effect than traditional hand massage. Massage cupping is ideal for relaxing and loosening muscle tension, improving blood circulation and lymphatic drainage. (£25 hr)
Wet Cupping – This is the most practiced and favoured method amongst Muslims and the early medical practioners. Wet cupping involves extracting small amounts of blood and tissue fluids mixed with potentially harmful substances from the body (consider it to work like an artificial kidney). Wet cupping is ideal for removing stagnated blood, improving blood circulation and boosts your immune system. (£25 hr)
If you have been diagnosed with any of the below medical conditions please enquire further to see how Hijama Cupping Therapy can help.
Allergies, Arthritis, Acne, Abdominal pain, Amenorrhea, Aches, Asthma, Auto-immune diseases, Anxiety, Back pain, Bloating, Cholesterol, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Cellulite, Common cold, Constipation, Diabetes, Depression, Digestive disorders, Diarrhoea, Eczema, Elbow pain, Epilepsy, Excessive sleep, Fatigue, Fibromyalgia, Gout, Hair loss, Hormone imbalance, High Blood Pressure (Hypertension), Hyper/hypo-thyroidism, Hot flushes, IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome), Infertility, Inflammation, Indigestion, Insomnia, Joint-pain, Kidney disease, Knee pain, Liver disease, Low blood pressure, Migraine, Menstrual cramps, Menopause symptoms, Muscle pain, Neck stiffness/pain, Nasal congestion, Obesity, Osteoarthritis, Paralysis, PCOS, Psoriasis, Poor memory, Rheumatoid arthritis, Sciatica, Schizophrenia, Sinusitis, Sprains & Strains, Stomach spasms, Stress, Tennis-elbow, Tiredness, Vertigo, and Weight-gain/loss.