Hijama

Hijama (Cupping) Treatment

The following are some diseases and ailments where cupping (hijama) treat these diseases and ailments.

  • Group A
    • Rheumatism (painful joints)
    • Roughness of knee
    • Oedema (swollen tissue due to building up of fluid)
    • Sciatic pain (nerve pain from the buttock which goes down the leg)
    • Back pain
    • Neck/shoulder pain
    • Gout (swollen joints due to excess uric acid)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Paralysis of one half of the body (Hemiplegia)
    • Paralysis of all four limbs (Quadriplegia)
    • Immune system deficiency
    • Muscle spasm
    • Poor blood circulation
    • Tingling arms
    • Tingling feet
    • Abdominal pain

 

  • Group B
    • Haemorrhoids (swollen vessels around anus)
    • Anal Fistula (opening in skin near anus, due to formation of a channel through which fluid leaks)
    • Prostate and Erectile dysfunction, ED
    • (male impotence and urinary difficulty due to enlarged prostate gland)
    • Chronic coughs and lung diseases
    • Hypertension (high blood pressure)
    • Stomach problems and ulcers
    • Renal (kidney) disease
    • Irritable bowel syndrome (abdominal cramps and discomfort characterized by bloating and trapped wind and alternating
    • bouts of diarrhoea and constipation related to anxiety)
    • Chronic constipation (long-term difficulty with opening bowels)
    • Diarrhoea
    • Involuntary urination (bed wetting)
    • Depression, withdrawal, insomnia (inability to sleep), psychological conditions and nervousness
    • Angiosperm and Arteriosclerosis (narrowing of the blood vessels due to muscular spasm or fatty deposits)
    • Inflammation in the lining of the stomach (gastritis)
    • Excessive sleep
    • Food allergies
    • Sores, leg and thigh abscesses (pus-filled spots) and itching of iliac fossae (itching in the hip area)

 

  • Group (C)
    • Heart disease
    • Diabetes
    • Liver and gallbladder disease
    • Varicose veins (enlarged, unsightly superficial veins) on the legs
    • Varicose (enlarged unsightly veins on the scrotum of male)
    • Elephantiasis (swollen leg due to blockage of lymph channels)
    • Skin diseases
    • Overweight
    • Underweight
    • Cellulite
    • Infertility
    • Thyroid disease

 

  • Group (D)
    • Headaches
    • eye strain
    • nasal sinuses
    • high blood pressure
    • constipation
    • a cold
    • stomach ache
    • the kidneys
    • menstruation
    • gallbladder
    • liver
    • spine column
    • anaemia
    • tumours
    • Migraine (severe headache associated with nausea and visual disturbance)
    • Diseases of the eyes
      (retina, eye disorder, blurred vision, atrophy of the eye nerves, glaucoma (Blue Water), cataract (White
      Water)and weak eye, eye inflammation and secretion of tears and eye sensitivity
    • Tonsils, throat, gums, teeth, and the middle ear
    • problems(dizziness, nausea and ringing in ears)
    • Weakness of hearing and inflammation of hearing nerve, tinnitus(ringing sensation in ears)
    • Nasal sinuses
    • Neuritis (inflammation) of the fifth and seventh nerves
    • To stimulate the system of perception (encourage awareness)
    • Clinical Memory Loss
    • Mute (unable to speak)
    • To help stop smoking
    • Convulsion (fits)
    • For the treatment of mental retardation
    • Atrophy (loss) of brain cells (oxygen deficiency)

 

  • Group (E) Gynecological
    Important warning: pregnant women should avoid cupping during pregnancy except if they are over-due and wish to go into labour. In this case, they should have dry and massage cupping between the knee and ankle on both legs. Cupping a pregnant woman may cause miscarriage.

    • Haemorrhage (vaginal bleeding)
    • Amenorrhea (absence of periods)
    • Brownish Secretion
    • Menstruation (period) problems
    • To stimulate the ovaries
    • Pain after a uterus (womb) operation, menstrual (period) pain, the problems of ligation of the fallopian tube (tube being tied/blocked), milk existence in the breast without being pregnant and menopausal symptoms (depression, nervousness, psychological conditions, acute uterus)