Sringavacharana (cupping therapy)

Cupping therapy, also known as vacuum cupping, hijama cupping, horn treatment, etc., is a method in which the therapist puts special cups on the skin to create suction. It is one of the oldest and most effective methods to promote proper circulation of body fluid and blood and reduce swelling of an acute injury. Cupping therapy can offer profound benefits and can be performed by anyone under the guidance of a skilled therapist. It’s not just about physical healing, cupping therapy also helps to soothe the mind and spirit, leaving you feeling rejuvenated and refreshed.

After cupping, visible marks may remain on your body, which may disappear for a few days. The darkness and the depth of the shade of these marks signify the degree of stagnation in your body. That means the pink or light red mark indicates healthy circulation, dark red marks signify moderate stagnation, dark purple marks mean severe stagnation and pure circulation, and pale purple marks denote severe cold dampness in your body. 

It is a gentle yet powerful method that has been trusted for centuries to release toxins from body tissue and organs. In addition to all its known benefits, cupping can improve local blood flow, alleviate muscle pain, and reduce muscle stiffness. Cupping usually involves placing plastic, silicon, or glass cups on the skin to create a vacuum effect that draws impurities and toxins away and leaves you feeling lighter, freer, and more alive. 

Cupping therapy promotes detoxification, revitalizes body fluids and blood, clears stagnation in local skin and muscle tissue, and regulates various aspects of the autonomic nervous system. Our skilled therapists at Shafi Dhawa Khana Ayurvedic Hospital, use a range of traditional therapies for a natural and effective way to relieve pain and promote healing. And the best part is that patients usually enjoy the experience of tension melting away under warm cups. 

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