Cupping and Scraping are both traditional therapies rooted in Chinese medicine, offering deep historical and cultural significance.

Cupping involves placing glass, bamboo, or plastic cups on the skin’s surface to create a vacuum, promoting local blood circulation and lymphatic drainage. This method helps alleviate muscle pain, improve immune function, and is widely used in sports recovery and health maintenance.

Scraping uses specialized tools such as buffalo horns, jade stones, or modern scraping boards. After applying oil to the skin, therapists scrape the surface with these tools to stimulate blood flow and lymphatic movement. It’s effective for reducing pain, inflammation, and enhancing skin texture and appearance. scrapingis commonly used for muscle soreness, arthritis, and overall health improvement.

Both therapies have gained global recognition beyond Asia, reflecting their efficacy and alignment with traditional Chinese concepts of promoting Qi and blood circulation for balance and health. They provide diverse options and complementary approaches in modern healthcare.


Dry Cupping

Creating a vacuum inside glass or bamboo cups and quickly placing them on the skin to promote blood circulation and lymphatic flow.


Fire Cupping

Heating the air inside cups with a flame and swiftly placing them on the skin to create a vacuum effect, similar to dry cupping but faster and more intense.


Moving Cupping

Applying oil to the skin and moving cups along specific meridians or areas to enhance blood circulation and lymphatic drainage.

The characteristics of scraping and cupping

  • Promotes Blood Circulation and Lymphatic Drainage: Creates a vacuum to enhance blood flow and lymphatic drainage, aiding in detoxification.
  • Relieves Muscle Pain and Tension: Reduces muscle inflammation and soreness, promoting muscle relaxation and post-exercise recovery.
  • Boosts Immune Function: Improves immune response by stimulating circulation and lymphatic flow.
  • Alleviates Stress and Anxiety: Helps reduce stress and anxiety by promoting relaxation of the nervous system and improving blood flow.
  • Improves Skin Health: Enhances nutrient supply and metabolism in the skin, improving complexion and texture.
  • Cost-effective and Easy to Use: Simple equipment, low cost, and straightforward application make it suitable for home self-care.
  • Rich Cultural and Historical Significance: Part of traditional Chinese medicine with a long history and cultural significance, widely practiced and inherited.
  • Versatile for Various Health Issues: Besides muscle and joint problems, cupping is used for respiratory ailments, digestive issues, and gynecological disorders.
Scraping and cupping are traditional therapies that enhance circulation and promote healing through skin stimulation and suction therapy, respectively.
The characteristics of Scraping
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