Hijama is the Arabic traditional medicine for wet cupping, where blood is drawn by vacuum from a small skin incision for therapeutic purposes. Hijama or cupping is a safe, non-invasive and economical way of curing and preventing many diseases.
The word ‘hijama’ means ‘drawing out’ in Arabic. It is now being recognised as an alternative way of treating different diseases and body disorders. Modern medical science also endorses the various benefits of hijama and even encourages its practice in certain diseases. Hijama has no side effects as long as performed properly.
When you want to try an alternative treatment to purify your body.
Hijama promotes the flow of energy in the blood.
It removes toxins and other waste material from the blood.
It helps fasten recovery time and people recover from diseases much faster after hijama. Hijama is also known to prevent some kind of diseases.
Cupping therapy is an incredibly ancient and universal practice that spans both East and West.
Practised in the East by the Chinese and in the West by the ancient Egyptians who passed the art of cupping on to the ancient Greeks and then to the Muslim Arabs and Persians.
In the West, cupping remained an important part of medicine and therapy, both conventional, alternative, and folk-based, until the early 20th century.
It was practiced by such famous physicians as Galen (131-200AD), Paracelsus (1493-1541) and Ambroise Pare (1509–90).