Hijama (cupping therapy) is a preventative medicine and is beneficial for disorders in multiple organs.
Digestive system: constipation, diarrhoea, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
Vital, Metabolic: low energy, fatigue, anaemia, atrophy of the tissues, cellulite, emaciation, weight gain - normalises body weight.
Nervous system: headaches, depression, emotional problems - balances the nervous system.
Gynaecological: menstrual pain, suppressed or irregular menses
Musculoskeletal: Local application, as appropriate, for back pain, arthritis, traumatic injuries, lumbago, sciatica.
Respiratory & Circulatory: asthma, bronchitis, common cold and flu, high blood pressure. Increased blood flow to the skin is therapeutic for many different skin disorders.
It can be beneficial for many conditions as it:
Nervous system sedation
Breaks up and expels congestion
Stretches muscle and connective tissues
Pulls blood supply to the skin
Facilitates the movement of blood systemically and locally
Treats muscle and joint pain, stiffness and arthritis
Treats excess heat conditions, fever, stress, depression and anxiety