What is Cupping?
Cupping is an ancient detoxification technique used in nations around the world as a cure for many diseases and as a way to maintain good health. Using suction to bring toxic blood, phlegm, and other material to the surface of the body, cupping is safe and powerful for people of all ages.
Cupping is an important part of traditional Chinese medicine, Aryuvedic medicine, and Middle Eastern medicine. Documentation of its use in Ancient Egypt was found on one of the oldest historical Egyptian papyruses. Cupping is and has been widely used in China, India, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East.
Use Cupping For These Conditions
1. Headaches & Migraines
Cupping releases shoulder and neck tension contributing to the headaches, and transforms toxicity sent to the head by the digestive system.
2. Muscle Pain (Neck, Shoulder, Back, etc.)
Cupping releases muscle tension and transforms the inflammation trapped in the muscle.
3. Nerve Pain (Sciatica, Fibromyalgia, etc.)
Cupping releases and transforms inflammation around the nerves and in general, relaxes the nervous system.
4. Pain from Inflammation (Arthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus, etc.)
Cupping releases heat and toxicity that causes the immune system to over-react and attack itself (auto-immune conditions). It also cools systemic inflammation.
Cupping helps infertility caused by PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome), endometriosis, fibroid tumors, ovarian cysts, auto-immune conditions (excessive NK cells, ASP, etc.), and more.
6. Bronchitis, Colds, Flu, etc.
Cupping can prevent the sniffles from developing into a full-blown cold if you receive it the first day you notice any symptoms. Cupping also helps bronchitis, the flu, and pneumonia by pulling the phlegm out of the lungs and releasing toxic heat.
7. Skin Diseases & Acne
Cupping releases the toxic heat and inflammation causing certain skin diseases and acne, helping your skin to look fresh and beautiful.
8. Irritable bowel syndrome
Cupping transforms the excess heat and inflammation from the bowels, helping you to find balance.
9. Heart Disease
Cupping releases and transforms the excess heat and inflammation often at the root of heart attacks. It relieves stress and calms the nervous system. Cupping helps to lower cholesterol and reduce the chances of a blood clot. Additionally, cupping expels what the Chinese call "wind" which is often the root cause of a stroke.
Cupping moves the stuck fascia, the root cause of cellulite.
What to Expect
Cupping is painless - many people report feeling very relaxed during and after cupping. You may feel a warm, pulling or stretching sensation during the treatment.
During a cupping session each cup stays on for 1-10 minutes. You may have a ring-mark or skin discoloration for several days after cupping. This is not a bruise--it was not caused by trauma and it will not hurt when you touch it. It is merely a cosmetic side effect of the detoxification. The fading of the marks shows that your immune system is taking care of the toxicity.
Cupping costs the same as community acupuncture--$20-$40 per treatment, you decide what to pay. You can receive cupping as a standalone treatment or in combination with acupuncture.