Cupping is a treatment offered by tradition Chinese medicine. Cupping has been made more famous by celebrities, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jennifer Aniston, David Arquette, and athlete Michael Phelps.
What are the benefits of cupping?
- Helps With Pain. Back, neck, shoulder, leg
- Helps With Congestion In The Chest, Asthma, Coughing
- Helps Break Up Fatty Tissues
- Gets Blood Moving
- Helps Digestive Problems
- Weight Gain
- Improves Your Health
Studies done in China shows cupping also helps with anxiety, depression, varicose veins, high blood pressure, fertility, arthritis, fibromyalgia, insomnia and gout. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2095754814000040.
I can advise where to purchase your own cupping set and you can do self cupping at home. We can do this with a video call and go through the best treatment you need to do on yourself. It can be a bit overwhelming when you are not sure where to put the cups or how long you need to leave them on for.
How does cupping work?
Cups are place onto the skin creating a space between the muscle and the skin to allow blood to flow freely to the area. Rather like a massage and cupping is deeply relaxing. The Cups break up stagnation and congestion caused by pain or disharmony in the body.
The Philosophy of Cupping.
“Where there’s stagnation, there will be pain. Remove the stagnation, and you remove the pain.”
History of cupping
There are documents from 3000 years ago stating that cupping is good to help with pulmonary tuberculosis. 300ad a Taoist herbalist called Ge Hong dates back to 300ad has emergency prescription about cupping. In shamanistic they believed that cupping rid illness by sucking them from the body.
Written by Lucy Townsley
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