Hokail Hospital

Hijama (Cupping)

Hijama Department

Unlock the Healing Power of Cupping

Welcome to Al Hokail Hijama Department, where we specialize in the ancient art of cupping therapy. Our highly skilled team of physicians and healthcare practitioners are trained and authorized by the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine. With years of experience in the field of medicine and cupping, we are committed to providing high-quality and distinctive health services to our valued patients.

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What is Cupping Therapy?

 Cupping therapy is a part of complementary medicine that supports heart and blood vessel health, respiratory, digestive, and relief from spinal pain. Cupping is one of the oldest and most established therapeutic methods, historically used by Arabs for healing and recovery. 

Cupping therapy offers a wide range of benefits for general health. This ancient technique involves suctioning specific points of the body using cups to enhance blood flow, relaxation, and toxin removal through a light superficial skin incision, thus alleviating pain causative factors.

The services provided by the Department of Hijama include:

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  • Spine Health
  • Respiratory Health
  • Reproductive Health
  • Gastrointestinal Health
  • Cardiovascular Health

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Benefits of Hijama (cupping) therapy

Cupping therapy offers a range of benefits to overall health; This ancient technique involves suctioning certain points of the body, promoting blood flow, relaxation, and removing toxins.
  • Cardiovascular health
  • Reducing chemical medications
  • Seeing eyes
  • Digestive health
  • Hair health
  • Support the immune system
  • Reproductive Health
  • Spine health
  • Respiratory health
  • Weight loss/diet

FAQs About Determenology and Cosmetic Surgeries


After cupping therapy, there is a reaction in the body characterized by increased blood flow to the areas treated by the cups, which promotes tissue healing and stimulates the immune system. The blood extracted from the bumps or minor wounds that occur after cupping is considered part of the natural process of eliminating toxins and waste from the body.

The blood that comes out from the cupping area is considered to be blood containing waste and toxins that may be accumulated in the tissues and muscles. This blood may be dark in color and relatively viscous due to its higher concentrations of waste and toxins.

Cupping is used to treat a variety of conditions and diseases, including muscle and joint pain, headaches, muscular tension, arthritis, respiratory tract infections, improving blood circulation, and reducing stress and anxiety. Some suggest that cupping can also help improve overall health and promote a sense of well-being.

People prohibited from using cupping therapy include:

1. Individuals suffering from excessive blood clotting disorders.
2. Those with blood clotting problems.
3. People with skin issues such as severe allergies or dermatitis.
4. Individuals with cardiovascular diseases.
5. Pregnant women, especially in the first three months of pregnancy.
6. People suffering from severe anemia or chronic illnesses such as cancer.

When it comes to the best cupping center in Saudi Arabia, after researching online and reading reviews from previous patients, you'll find that Al-Haqil Center has a good reputation and offers professional and safe services.

The period for the benefits of cupping to appear varies depending on each individual's condition and the type of symptoms they are experiencing. However, some positive effects may be noticeable shortly after the session, such as improved blood flow and muscle relaxation, while other benefits such as pain reduction and overall health improvement may take longer to manifest.

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