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What Is Cupping

By gently pulling the muscles and fascia upwards, it draws toxins to the surface of the skin

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What is Cupping?

 Originally ancient Chinese used hollow horns of animals for the suction device. By briefly heating the air in an inverted horn cup, a vacuum is produced and the cup is quickly applied to the skin.  Resultant low pressure in the cup-to-body space causes a localized expansion of the tissue.  This then causes a profound vasodilatation reaction. Thus, cupping is used to increase blood flow to painful constricted areas, and to re-supply vital nutrients and oxygen.  Cups of various sizes and shapes are also fashioned from bamboo.  Some are made of glass or ceramics. 

 

In Cupping the resultant low pressure in the cup-to-body space causes a localized expansion of the tissue.  This then causes a profound vasodilatation reaction. Thus, cupping is used to increase blood flow to painful constricted areas, and to re-supply vital nutrients and oxygen.  Cups of various sizes and shapes are also fashioned from bamboo.  Some are made of glass or ceramics.