Introduction of Hijama Therapy
Hijama also known as Cupping and it is the Arabic name in traditional medicine for wet cupping where through small skin incision blood is drawn by vacuum for therapeutic purposes. Hijama is an effective treatment when body needs detoxification or when body is suffering from sluggish organs. Hijama therapy is even known to have helped women ovulate and thus, fall pregnant.Hijama is also known to get rid of pain like migraine and backache and is also the best preventive treatment available.
It is reported that the Prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H) said, “Indeed the best of remedies you have is hijama (cupping) and if there was something excellent to be used as a remedy then it is hijama (cupping)” (Al Jauziyah & Abdullah, 2003).
What Are The Benefits of Hijama?
Hijama helps in detoxifying the blood and stimulating the formation of new blood. We suffer from increased accumulation of toxins as we age that stem from poor diet and our lifestyle as well as pharmaceutical drugs resulting in different diseases. Some conditions in which Hijama was proven as an effective treatment are lower back pain, repetitive strain injury, sports injuries, poor circulation, varicose veins, emotional and psychological disorders like depression, stress and anxiety.Disorders of the bones, muscles, joints and nervous system, such as arthritis, carpal tunnel, neuralgia, migraine headaches, insomnia, dizziness and low back, neck and shoulder pain.
Hijama is a successful treatment for constipation, diarrhea, headache, backache, injuries, depression, skin problems, arthritis, weight loss and much more.