Cupping therapy is an ancient form of Chinese alternative medicine which involves placing cups on the skin. When placed on the skin, these cups create a vacuum which helps improve blood flow, aids in the excretion of toxins in the blood and muscles and achieves greater tissue oxygenation in the treated area.


  • Effective at combatting cellulitis.
  • Increases blood circulation.
  • Elimination of muscle contractions and trigger points, and therefore, pain.
  • Strengthens blood vessels.
  • Increases production of synovial fluid in joints.
  • Relaxes and calms both body and mind.


  • Thrombosis, thrombophlebitis or bleeding disorders.
  • Varicose veins.
  • Injuries.
  • Fever.
  • Fractures within the area to be treated.
  • Pregnancy.


After the treatment, a bath in warm water and a massage with rosehip essential oil are advisable. This post-treatment recommendation is ideal to avoid pain and bruising on the skin.