Though primarily discovered to cure body pain only, now this ancient therapy proved beneficial for curing several health conditions. Scientific researchers have shown that it works like magic on migraines and the back pain. The therapy is effective in healing many clinical manifestations of external pathogens, which harbors at the level of the skin. The Hijama releases toxins; de acidifies tissues, and boosts blood circulation. It releases harmful chemicals from the body, which reduce stress and depression.
This procedure involves creating negligible pressure to the internal organ. It can be applied at anywhere in the body. However, it is mostly performed at the site of pain, though the traditional method tells about using it only six optimal points of the body.
Diseases that can be cured by the Hijama Therapy are as follows:-
1. Back pain
2. Arthritic Pain
3. Hair Loss
5. Skin problem
6. Fertility problem
7. Stomach problems
10. Period Pain
16. Emotional problems
19. Common cold and Flu
20. Weight loss and many more
As per the Islamic prophet, Hijama is the best remedy. Latest Science proved that this therapy strengthen the immune system. Sufficient flow of nutrition to the affected tissues, stimulation of blood and lymph flow is the basis of curing so many health problems. Hijama also activates the function of the organs; it can be used for treating liver and kidney disorders as well.
The therapy is based on cupping. At ancient era, horns were used as cups, but now the metal, glass or plastic cups are used. Some therapists, even use machines, instead of the cups.
However, this therapeutic procedure warns against over cupping. Traditionally cupping was used only at six optimal points of the body, to clean the entire cardiovascular system.
The traditional Hijama Method is as follows:-
The traditional method confers that pain occurs in the body due to stagnation of blood and Qi or the body energy. The location of cupping is shaved at first, to make certain the tight seal of the cup with the skin. A small piece of paper or cotton is burned inside the vessel, to make it sterile. This also makes the vessel stick to the skin, which is necessary to accomplish this process.
The modern therapeutic use two types of cupping, the dry cupping and the wet cupping.
1. As per the dry cupping, only the cups are placed with suction. An Incision is not made so the blood is not removed from the skin.
2. The wet cupping is the procedure that says about creating incisions, after placing of the suction cup. It lets out the blood and pus from the body.
Cups that are used for Hijama to create a pulling power in the skin. It causes pain reduction and mobilizes the immune system, which makes it strong and releases energy.