A Perspective on the Effects and Benefits of the Ancient Art of Hijama (Cupping) Therapy

untitled22by Dr. David Parker, ND, published in the International Cupping Society (ICS) Magazine

As a naturopath, nutritionist and healer, I was intrigued to explore the scientific reasons why the ancient art of cupping or Hijama therapy was so effective in treating a whole host of ailments and illnesses.

The wet cupping I found particularly fascinating and was curious to know more about the blood which was being extracted via the cup from various areas of the body. Continue reading