Hijama is derived from the word “hajm” which means sucking. Hijama (Wet Cupping) is the process of applying cups at various points on the body to create vacuum and then to suck the impure and harmful blood through the incised skin surface. There are various, specific points on the body for cupping, where the skin is pierced and then cups are applied to collect blood.
Benefits of Hijama (Wet Cupping)
Hijama therapy is effective in treating many conditions including digestive problems, joint and muscles pain, asthma, sciatica, fever, skin problems, low fertility and so on. It improves blood circulation, reduces accumulation of blood and lymph, and maintains a balance of the body’s systems. Moreover, Hijama therapy not only purifies the body but also the mind and soul. We have done Hijama therapy on lot of people and got excellent results for different type of pains and body disorders.
Hijama (Wet Cupping) in the Light of Quran and Sunnah
In benefits of Hijama it’s enough for us that our beloved Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) said:
“Hijama is the most helpful procedure for human beings to cure themselves”. (Ref: Al-Bukhari, 5357)
“Cupping on the back of the neck treat seventy two illnesses”. (Ref: At-Tabarani)