Benefits of Hijama/Cupping therapy.

What is Hijama?

Hijama is a Cupping therapy to treat various diseases and remove toxins from the body. In this, a specialist places carious cups on the body and creates suction for a few minutes. This creates a vacuum and causes blood vessels to expand making an improved blood supply. These are then placed on different sites on the skin causing massage-like effects in Dry Cupping. In the case of wet cupping, Cup can be placed for 3-min on the skin then the therapist removes the cup and places a tiny cut on your skin and then create suction and remove some blood.


Hijama can be used in the treatment of different diseases such as

  • Acne and skin problems.
  • Blood disorders such as Anemia.
  • Rheumatoid issues such as arthritis.
  • Fertility or Gynaecological issues.
  • Blood pressure.
  • Migraine.
  • Anxiety.


  • Improves blood circulation.
  • Faster Pain relief.
  • Faster healing.
  • Causes Relaxation.
  • Keep the Skin healthy.
  • Treat digestive problems.
  • Removal of toxins.

Side effects:

  • Scarring.
  • Bruises.
  • Discomfort for some time.
  • Skin infection.
  • Burns.

If a person finds that cupping therapy relieves their pain or helps their health in another way, and if they do not experience any adverse side effects, cupping may be a good choice. And the cups for Hijama are available on the NextMamas site in the best quality and reasonable price.

Author: Dr. Iram Gill

Dr. Iram Gill is an MBBS doctor by profession and a Content Writer by passion. She is a mother as well and has observed the health-related challenges faced by mothers and babies. She wants to play her part in increasing access and support for breastfeeding and maternal health problems.

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