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The Benefits of Cupping in Chinese Medicine

There are a number of potential benefits to the practice in Chinese medicine known as cupping. One of the most prevalent benefits is the ability to have toxins removed from your body during the procedure in a safe manner that is virtually painless. Cupping has been used in Chinese medicine for centuries and its effectiveness has been proven time and time again. Although it was once not a practice that was used in Western culture, it has become more and more popular in more recent years as people have started to realize how beneficial it really can be.

The Cupping Procedure

The procedure is very easy as far as your part is concerned. All that is necessary for you is to lie down and relax. The cupping procedure uses a glass or plastic cup to apply suction on the skin.  The suction draws the skin up into the cup. The idea is to increase blood flow to the area, thus eliminating toxins and reducing pain. It is also believed that the increased blood flow can help the healing process if an injury has occurred to the area where the cupping procedure is taking place.

Chinese cupping can be used in conjunction with special massages in order to take full advantage of the potential healing benefits of the procedure. There are virtually no adverse side effects to cupping, so it is something that people can take advantage of without having to worry about any potential harm.

If you want to find out more about the procedure, call the Mantra Wellness Centre today. 403-266-8933.