Hijama (Cupping Therapy): A Forgotten Sunnah!

The messenger s.a.w said “Whoever revives a Sunnah from my Sunnah and the people practice it,will have the same reward of those who practice it without their reward diminishing” (Sunan ibn Maajah,209)

  • Blood facts, functions and composition - Blood is specialized bodily fluid in animal that delivers necessary substances such as nutrients and oxygen to the cells and transports metabolic waste products away from those same cells. Continue reading
  • Physiological Condition of the Body - Ibn Umar r.a reported that the Messenger s.a.w said, "Hijama (cupping) on an empty stomach* is best. It increases the intellect and improves the memory. It improves the memory of the one memorising. So whoever is going to be cupped then (let it be) on a Thursday in the name of Allah. Keep away from being cupped on a Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Be cupped on a Monday or Tuesday. Do not be cupped on a Wednesday because it is the day that Ayoub was befallen with a trial. You will not find leprosy except (by being cupped) on Wednesday or Wednesday night." [Saheeh Sunan ibn Maajah (3488). Continue reading
  • Scientific Medical Achievements of Cupping - The official broadcasting station of London (BBC), in one of its main news bulletins on 12.08.2001, declared the following: The Syrians were used to betake themselves to the British capital seeking for channels of treating their diseases of which they … Continue reading
  • Relation between the Moon and Cupping - What secret it was that made the Messenger (the communication with God and Peace are through him) apprise of the time of cupping to be in the springtide with the progression of the lunar month from only the seventeenth day … Continue reading
  • Scientific Basis of Cupping - Some of the scientific aspects regarding the mode of action of Hijama (Cupping Therapy) as follows: Dr. Naseer Saleh has written that; Al-Hijamah (cupping therapy) is the process to extract nitrate toxicosis in humans which occurs through enterohepatic metabolism of … Continue reading
  • Intrigued Traditions against the Cupping Operation - Certain persons may say: “I have read some of the prophetic traditions which prevent cupping on days of Saturday, Sunday, Wednesday, Friday, Tuesday, and Thursday, and I have found that there is contradiction in them. Some of these traditions prefer … Continue reading
  • Cupping Lab Findings - The general lab report of the systematic scientific study about the Hijama (cupping) operation the study was preformed according to the scientific rules which deduced from the noble prophetic traditions. These rules state that cupping should be applied: 1) In … Continue reading
  • Systematic study on cupping operation - A systematic study on cupping operation, directed by: 1. Prof. Dr. Mohammad Nabeel Al-Shareef 2. Prof. Dr. Fayez al-Hakeem 3. Prof. Dr. Mohammad Mahjoub Jeiroudi 4. Prof. Dr. Sa’ed Mokhless Yakoob 5. Prof. Dr. Ahmad SamirAI-Nuri 6. Dr. Mohammad Fuad … Continue reading
  • Top 20 Procedures and Tests - Antinuclear Antibody Test A blood test that is used to detect autoimmune diseases. Typically, these unusual antibodies are directed against elements within the nucleus of cells. CA 125 A blood sample or fluid from the chest or abdominal cavity is … Continue reading
  • Hopeless Diseases and Cupping Operation - Cupping (Hijama) regulates the flow of Qi and Blood. It helps to draw out and eliminate pathogenic factors such as Wind, Cold, Damp and Heat. Cupping also moves Qi and Blood and opens the pores of the skin, thus precipitating … Continue reading

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