The use of suction cups is an effective adjunct to your traditional Chinese medicine treatments.

A simple and safe procedure, cupping involves either the combustion of oxygen inside a glass jar ('fire cupping') or a pumping action inside specifically designed plastic cups to create a vacuum. When placed on the skin, this vacuum causes a suction making the cups grip to the skin. Whereas massage is a pressing technique, suction cups have a pulling action. Stationary cupping is where the cups are placed on specific points and retained, while for 'sliding cupping' the cups are moved along muscle regions or acupuncture channels. A lubricant such as massage oil is used for this technique. Cupping is a useful way to invigorate stagnate qi and blood, promoting their circulation through the channels and muscle tissue.


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Glass Cupping Jar - 5.5cm

Thick, heavy walled glass cups for use with traditional Chinese fire cupping techniques.

External dims - 5.5cm Internal dims - 4.0cm.

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Glass Cupping Jar - 6.6cm

Thick, heavy walled glass cups for use with traditional Chinese fire cupping techniques.

External dims - 6.6cm Internal dims - 4.5cm.

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Glass Cupping Jars with Rubber Suction Balls

High quality glass cups with smooth mouth. Pressure is created on the point by squeezing the rubber bulb which creates a vacuum. No smoke or fire involved so ideal for nervous patients or children. Designed and manufactured in Germany.

Available in four sizes.

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Starting at: ex VAT £8.95 Incl. Tax: £10.74

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Korean Glass Cupping Set - 14pcs

A high quality cupping set. It comes with 14 glass cups and a straight suction hand pump in a vinyl carrying case. Dims. 36.8cm x 28.0cm x 7.0cm.

The cups are lightweight, thin walled but sturdy. There are four sizes of cups for different areas of the body; 8 x 4.5cm, 2 x 3.8cm, 2 x 3.3cm and 2 x 2.5cm.

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£114.00 £95.00 ex VAT
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Korean Plastic Pistol Hand Pump Cupping Set - 17 pcs

Hand vacuum pump cupping set with 17 non breakable plastic cups. Includes 13 x 5.0cm, 1 x 4.5cm, 1 x 4.0cm, 1 x 3.3cm and 1 x 2.5cm cups in an attractive vinyl case measuring 34.5cm x 24.0cm x 9.0cm. Also comes with suction pump and 1 x extension tube 65cm long.

Replacement cups are available.

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Traditional Chinese Medicine Cupping Therapy 3rd Edition

Ilkay Zihni Chirali

The complete guide to the traditional therapy of cupping.

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