Therapeutical - Therapy with cupping


It is a therapy that relies on the use of suction in the treatment of various ailments of the body. Are placed on the skin, producing a pressure to drain impurities from the blood that oxidized and intoxicated. This form of therapy has been used since ancient times in almost all civilizations, such as Europe, Eastern, African and Indian. The Indians wore horns and made a vacuum sucking the air, used to employ oriental bamboo, and Europe developed the cup as we know it today, using a vacuum or acrylic which produces a vacuum by removing the air inside. 
Based on acupuncture, cupping grounded in the belief that the resistance against certain evils can be achieved by inducing the body to heal itself by cupping in various parts of our body, besides bringing the healing power, much relaxation. 
In Chinese ideogram is represented by 拔罐.


The use of suction in the East was developed based on acupuncture. It is based on the belief that disease resistance can be achieved by inducing the body to heal itself by applying suction on the meridian points or nodes positive reaction. This regulatory function is described in ancient classical Oriental Medicine, the Nei Jing:
“ Acupuncture has the function of removing the obstruction from the meridians, regulate the Qi and blood, and this fact in response to the harmonization of hypoactivity and hyperactivity of the functions of the body ”.Jogo de ventosasAplicação de ventosas




The cup has the ability to cleanse the blood of toxins caused by dirty water and foods. For this stagnation, the back muscles or joints is proven detected as one of the causes of diseases, and taking it out so that there is a speedy recovery.


  • Relief from muscle pain; 
  • Nd Improves circulatory system; 
  • Colds and flu; 
  • High blood pressure or low; 
  • Pain; 
  • Headache; 
  • Stress; 
  • Low back pain; 
  • All kinds of muscular pain and discomfort.





The cupping is often used for aesthetic purposes such as reducing cellulite and localized fat through activation of the blood and lymph circulation, reducing fluid retention in the female organism.
The suction cup associated with massage, for example, has achieved impressive results for reducing localized fat and especially of cellulite. 
The cupping the body, and facilitate gas exchange and regulate blood pH and bring a reflection effect when applied to acupuncture points. 

Some results obtained:

  • decrease between 0.5 and 3 cm in the circumference of the buttocks;
  • decrease of 0.5 and 1 cm in the circumference of the thighs; 
  • decrease of 0,5 to 1,6 liter extracellular; 
  • reduction of 0.6 to 1.4 kg of fat mass index; 
  • 9.5% increase in the rate of hydration of the skin;
  • increase of 17.5% to 24.4% in skin elasticity; 
  • 60% improvement in skin microcirculation ;

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