Cupping has been used for thousands of years. Although it is often associated with Traditional Chinese Medicine, the entire world once knew this therapy and used it. Cupping pulls blood to a region to stimulate healing. It is effective at stretching tight fascia and muscles.
Cupping helps the tissue develop new blood flow and causes anti-inflammatory chemicals in the body. Cupping has also been found to affect the body up to four inches into the tissues, causing tissues to release toxins, activate the lymphatic system, clear colon blockages, help activate and clear the veins, arteries and capillaries, activate the skin, clear stretch marks and improve varicose veins.
5 Important Reasons to Do Cupping
Get rid of Headaches
The Research published in The American Journal of Chinese Medicine has proved that cupping therapy is an effective treatment for headaches. The researchers treated seventy patients who were suffering from tension headaches. The patients were evaluated before and after treatment, and 66% recorded a decrease in the severity of their headaches. The researchers stated that there were clinical relevant benefits for these patients.
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Relieve cold, cough and allergy symptoms
Cupping can help to stimulate the lungs (as well as other vital organs) to help clear out phlegm. Excess phlegm in the lungs triggers coughing to help bring it out of the body. The practice of cupping can help speed the process to relieve one of nasty cold, cough and allergy symptoms. It also helps boost immune function by moving blood and lymphatic fluid throughout the body.
Relieve Anxiety and Improve Mood
Due to the cupping therapy’s effect on improving the blood circulation, ousting toxins, boosting positive feelings and sleeping which promote deep relaxation and reduce tension.
Detox/Flush out Toxins
Cupping can help improve this stagnation and the blood rushing to the treated area effectively carries away the toxins. Along with the toxins, it also clears away dead cells and lymph, and other accumulated debris. All of these elements are then naturally expelled from the body.Arthritis & fibromyalgia pain relief
Cupping therapy can actually help you slow down the aging process.When cupping is used on the face, it can promote the rejuvenation of collagen, thus removing the signs of aging.