Chinese cups therapy is an ancient therapeutic method used in traditional Chinese medicine for over 3000 years and have been found to possess various health benefits.
This therapy involves applying cups or glasses as a suction cups on certain energy points of the body that are usually located on the back or abdomen.According to experts, the suction exerted by vessels restores the flow of energy, remove toxins from the body, promotes relaxation and helps restore the health of the body.
This curative therapy is used to improve ailments such as arthritis, pain, insomnia, asthma, high blood pressure, depression, anxiety, stomach problems, sciatica or fibromyalgia among others.
Below we explain 5 great benefits of therapy Chinese cups.
- Pain reduction.
This therapy helps reduce joint and muscle pain and is beneficial for the treatment of low back pain in cancer treatment and helps relieve pain with breathing problems.
- Promotes relaxation.
Cupping promotes relaxation benefiting people suffering from anxiety or depression.
According to researchers, this therapy can have a positive effect as a treatment for mental illness.
- Promotes skin health.
This therapy can be used to reduce herpes, cellulite, acne and skin inflammation as it tones and firms skin, improves blood flow and expansion of capillaries.