Hijama also known as cupping therapy. The word hijama means drawing out in Arabic. It is a safe, non-invasive and economical way of curing and preventing many diseases. it is now being recoganized as an alternative medicine or alternative way of treating different bodily disorders. Modern medical science also endorse the various benefit of hijama and even encourage its practice in certain diseases.
Hijama is an effective treatments when body needs detoxification. In this non-surgical procedure ‘toxic’ or ‘bad’ blood is drawn out from the body through certain hijama points. On such selected point , blood is encouraged to accumulate and then sucked out by using a little vaccum system. The blood is made to accumulate on the surface of the skin where minute incision are introduced on the skin, the blood comes out from the incision and is collected in a cup from where it is removed
The practice of hijama forms an integral part of Islamic prophetic medicine.it is extensively reported in a wide collection of authentic hadith. It is reported that prophet Muhammad [sallailaahu alayhi wasallam] said “Hijama is the most helpful procedure for human beings to cure themselves”.
Hijama has no side effect as long as performed properly. And some condition in which hijama was proven excellent result are lower back pain, repetitive strain injury, sports injury , poor circulation, varicose vein, disorder of bone, muscle, joins & nervous system, emotional & psychological disorders… etc