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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Bamboo Cups

Set of 3 lacquered traditional bamboo fire cupping jars.

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Acurea Hand Pump Plastic Cupping Set (19 cups + 10 magnets)

19 cup vacuum cupping set and suction pump. Contains cups of the following sizes x13 - 5cms, x1 - 4.5cms, x1 - 4cms, x1 - 3.5cms, x1 - 3cms.. Also comes with vacuum suction pump and hand carry case. Also comes with extension tube for self application and 10 magnets which can be inserted into cups to create an acupressure effect. See item 4CP21 for sterile inner cups.

Made in South Korea.

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£59.99 £49.99 ex VAT
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Acurea Hand Pump Plastic Cupping Set (17 cups)

17 cup vacuum cupping set and suction pump. Contains cups of the following sizes x13 - 5cms, x1 - 4.5cms, x1 - 4cms, x1 - 3.5cms, x1 - 3cms. Comes with English instructions and handy carry case. See item 4CP21 for sterile inner cups.

Made in South Korea.

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Acurea Cupping Set (10 Cup)

10 cup vacuum cupping set and suction pump. Contains cups of the following sizes 6x - 5cms, 1x - 4.5cms, 1x 4cms, 1x 3.5cms and 1x 3cms. Comes with handy carry case. Perfect for domicilliary work. See also item 4CP21 for sterile inner cups - never any need to clean your cups again.

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£29.99 £24.99 ex VAT
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Acurea Additional / Replacement Cups (for plastic suction sets)

You may need additional cups when trying to cover a larger area such as Gall Bladder channel down the legs or an extensive area over the back or both areas at once

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