Cupping has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) as well as other cultures for centuries. Cupping therapy’s goal is to promote the free flow of Qi and blood through the channels and muscles. Traditionally, bamboo cups were used, but today, glass or plastic cups are utilized.
Many people familiar with acupuncture recognize that it is an effective treatment for many pain conditions and physical ailments affecting the body. Yet, acupuncture is just as effective at treating mental and emotional conditions as well, such as stress, anxiety and depression.
We are most vulnerable to colds and influenza during the long winter, Many people suffer not only from the respiratory symptoms of cold and flu, but can also fall victim to various complications of these diseases, some of which can be serious.