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Hijaamah (Cupping) a Forgotten Sunnah

Hijama Cupping Therapy is an Islamic, natural, holistic, recuperation therapy. Unfortunately, it is a “forgotten sunnah” that has been erased from our precious history, due to present day medicinal drug and surgery. We want to revive and establish this exercise of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). We need to empower Muslims to be strong, wholesome and upward push up once again. As Muslims, we want to re-assert ourselves as leaders in the fields of medication and health, simply as we were in the golden age of Islamic science.

Hijaam refers to the extraction of blood from the physique by the potential of cupping the use of a suitable vessel or whatever current gear serves the same purpose. Cupping used to be known on the grounds those historic times. It used to be recognized by the Chinese, the Babylonians, and the Pharaohs. Their relics and carved pics point out that they used cupping to treat some diseases. At first, they used metal cups or bulls horns, from which they would cast off the air by way of sucking it out after setting the cup on the skin. Then they used glass cups from which they would do away with the air by way of burning a piece of cotton or wool inner the cup.


Jaabir ibn Abdullah reported that the Messenger (PBUH) said, “Indeed in cupping (hijama) there is a cure.” [Saheeh Muslim hadith No: 5706].

It was narrated that Jaabir ibn Abd-Allah (may Allah be pleased with him) said: I heard from the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) that: The Prophet (PBUH) also said: “If there is anything good in the medicines with which you treat yourselves, it is in the incision of the Hijama therapist, or a drink of honey or cauterization with fire, but I do not like to be cauterized.” [Sahih Muslim, Hadith No: 2205]

Benefits Of Cupping:
These are the scientifically proven benefits.

1. Eliminates Any Weakness in The Body: A person can also experience physique weakness as an end result of illnesses or malnutrition. A lot of ailments are hard to diagnose even via cutting-edge medicine. If these ailments are left unchecked and untreated, they can be unsafe for the body. The outcomes can spread and aggravate till all the parts of the physique are affected. Cupping therapy is a terrific way to dispose of a weak spot in the body. Through this treatment, an individual can recover from fatigue and weakness. This is carried out by way of opening the nerves which have to end up stiff. When this happens, blood is launched to the parts of the physique which need it most. Also, any obstructions in the vessels are released except causing harm to the muscles.

2. Helps The Nervous System: Finally, cupping remedy is also recommended to the nervous system. Nowadays, a lot of illnesses and disorders in the fearful gadget are becoming extra and more common. These problems are because of today’s climatic conditions as nicely as the wealth of new and complicated machines. These days, many human beings are struggling with psychological issues which are challenging to diagnose and even more difficult to treat.

The body’s worried gadget features when neurons talk with each other. When this happens, the Genius can transmit signals to the different components of the body. Cupping therapy helps the Genius with the method of transmitting the signals.

3. Fights Against Dermatological Diseases: People who have one of the kind pores and skin ailments may also additionally benefit from cupping therapy. These diseases may consist of acne, herpes, abscess, boils, and even pimples. Cupping remedy aids in the advent of lymph fluids. These are crucial for battle off microorganism and more than a few pathogens.

This treatment purifies the skin, doing away with any extraneous particles determined in the blood. It can additionally help toughen the body’s defenses to defend it from infections. Cupping remedy helps improve the skin’s respiration. It allows the change of gases in the skin’s cells. When the pores and skin cells have a desirable metabolic activity, the features of the different glands improve too.
4. Aids in Preventing Liver Diseases: Cupping remedy is additionally beneficial in stopping liver diseases. The cure takes out the senile and stagnant corpuscles. It additionally extracts any impurities determined in the blood. When this happens, blood flows into the liver better. This then helps in enhancing the liver’s functionality and productivity. It helps seriously change ladle cholesterol metabolically. It’s also in charge of transforming the extra triglycerides in the blood.

5. Improves Blood Circulation: Hijama or cupping remedy additionally affects the circulatory system positively. It helps enhance blood go with the flow through making the veins stronger. It also strengthens the arterial muscle tissue with the aid of casting off congested blood. Without a constant blood flow, the physique won’t be capable to feature well. This is critical for the body’s movement, neurological processes, and different strategies of the body’s systems. If the blood circulates well, the body will have properly immunity in opposition to various ailments and diseases.

In addition, cupping may offer a unique treatment which may reduce pain, and it does not have any side-effects. In order to have a better experience with Hijama Abu Hurairah(r.a) reported that the Messenger (PBUH) said, “Whoever performs cupping (hijama) on the 17th, 19th or 21st day (of the Islamic, lunar month) then it is a cure for every disease.” [Sunan Abu Dawud Hadith No: 3861] isnaad is da’eef.

Cupping for Women Jaabir ibn Abdullah (RA) reported Umm Salama (RA) asked permission from the Messenger (PBUH) to do cupping. So the Messenger (PBUH) ordered Abu Teeba (RA) to cup her. Jaabir ibn Abdullah (RA) said, ” I think he (SAWS) said that Abu Teeba (may Allaah be pleased with him) is her brother through breastfeeding or a young boy who didn’t reach puberty”. [Saheeh Muslim - Hadith No: 5708, Sunan Abu Dawud - Hadith No: 4102), Sunan-Ibn-Maajah Hadith No: 3480].


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