hijama Tag

Written by Dr. M. Ling, 25 February 2015  In my clinic I spend a fair amount of time guiding willing people to tune in to their feelings, bringing gentle awareness to what is not being felt, or avoided/resisted, and thus often contributing to illness or unwanted...

Medical and Scientific Bases of Wet Cupping Therapy (Al-Hijamah): In Light of Modern Medicine and Prophetic Medicine by El Sayed et al. Published in Alternative and Integrative Medicine, 2013, Volume 2 Issue 5 ABSTRACT Wet cupping therapy (WCT) is a simple and economic treatment that still needs scientific interpretation. It...

Blood is a useful focal point for exploring health.  Whatever health outcome you are experiencing today, it is heavily related to what is in your blood. Blood bathes your cells 24 hours a day.  Blood not only brings vital nutrients to your cells; it also carries...

A Perspective on the Effects and Benefits of the Ancient Art of Hijama (Cupping) Therapy by Dr. David Parker, ND Published in the International Cupping Society (ICS) Magazine, January 2010 As a naturopath, nutritionist and healer, I was intrigued to explore the scientific reasons why the ancient art...

Evaluation of wet-cupping therapy for persistent non-specific low back pain: a randomised, waiting-list controlled, open-label, parallel-group pilot trial by Jong-In Kim, et al Published in the Trials Journal (2011), accessed through BioMed Central Ltd. ABSTRACT Background: Persistent non-specific low back pain (PNSLBP) is one of the most frequently experienced types of back pain...

An investigation into the effect of Cupping Therapy as a treatment for Anterior Knee Pain and its potential role in Health Promotion by Kaleem Ullah, (University of East Anglia), Ahmed Younis, (St. Georges University of London), Mohamed Wali, (St. Georges University of London) Published in The Internet Journal of Alternative...

The efficacy of wet cupping in the treatment of tension and migraine headache by Alireza Ahmadi,* David C. Schwebel† and Mansour Rezaei* * Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Iran † University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA Published in The American Journal of Chinese Medicine, 2008, Vol. 36, No. 1,...

Clinical research evidence of cupping therapy in China: a systematic literature review by Huijuan Cao, et al. Published in BioMed Central Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2010 ABSTRACT Background: Though cupping therapy has been used in China for thousands of years, there has been no systematic summary of clinical research on...

What is it?  Known by various names in many languages, including “ba guan” in Chinese and “hijama” in Arabic, cupping therapy is an ancient practice that has been widely practiced for over 1500 years throughout Europe, Africa, Asia, the Middle East and South America. Various cups...

Wet cupping therapy for treatment of herpes zoster: A systematic review of randomized controlled trials by Huijuan Cao, PhD [Student], Chenjun Zhu, PhD [Student], and Jianping Liu, PhD, MD [Professor], Center for Evidence-Based Chinese Medicine, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine Published in final edited form as:  Altern Ther Health Med. 2010...