CUPPING

What is Cupping?

 

Cupping is an ancient Chinese method of causing local congestion. A partial vacuum is created in cups placed on the skin either by means of heat or suction. This draws up the underlying tissues. When the cup left on the skin for a few minutes, blood stasis is in formed and localized healing takes place.

 

 

How does cupping work?

 

Cupping therapy has been further developed as a means to open the 'Meridians' of the body. Meridians are the conduits in the body through which energy flows to every part of the body and through every organ and tissue. There are five meridians on the back that, when opened, allow invigorating energy to travel the whole length of the body.

 

 

What does cupping benefit?

 

Cupping has been found to affect on activate the lymphatic system, clear colon blockages, help activate and clear the veins, arteries and capillaries, activate the skin, clear stretch marks and improve varicose veins. Cupping is the best deep tissue massage and release general toxins.

 

 

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