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Cupping

Cupping

Cupping is a TCM therapy in which plastic or glass cups are used to apply suction and heat to meridian points on the body. Cupping is believed to rejuvenate meridians (energy pathways), improve the circulation of Qi, and thereby treat imbalances. Cupping is believed to rejuvenate meridians (energy pathways), improve the circulation of Qi, and thereby treat imbalances. to help with pain, inflammation, blood flow, relaxation and well-being, and as a type of deep-tissue massage.

The Cups are made of various materials:

• Glass          • Bamboo          • Earthenware          • Silicone

Cupping therapy might be trendy now, but it’s not new. It dates back to ancient Egyptian, Chinese, and Middle Eastern cultures. One of the oldest medical textbooks in the world, the Ebers Papyrus, describes how the ancient Egyptians used cupping therapy in 1,550 B.C.