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Cupping has a specific way how to operate

Updated: Thursday, Oct 29,2009, 2:37:16 PM
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First, the mechanism of cupping

According to TCM theory, speaking, cupping with a line of gas pain, Qufeng cold-dispelling, conditioning organs actual situation, promoting blood circulation Huayu role. Modern medicine, cupping is the mechanism of healing: ① cupping will enable the skin of patients with congestive broken capillaries, as well as their own hemolysis, thereby creating a class of histamine and the histamine substances. This histamine and histamine type material can be sent throughout the body and stimulate the body's various organs, enhance the functions of various organs in order to enhance the body play a role in disease resistance. ② cupping can expand the body of local blood vessels, serve as a catalyst tissue metabolism and blood circulation effect. ③ cupping also has the promotion of human body lymph circulation, promoting the role of gastric peristalsis. ④ cupping can speed up the muscles and the organs of their metabolites exclusion. ⑤ cupping the patient's skin by stimulating the receptors and vascular receptors and play a role in regulating nervous system function.

Second, cupping method

Tanks used in many different types of cupping, such as: bamboo cans, jars, glass jars, pumping cylinders and so on. According to the different conditions, cupping cupping can use different methods:

1. Leave pot method: adsorption refers to the pot after entering in the corresponding position of a certain of time. This method is applicable in the treatment of rheumatism, arthralgia, cold cough, stomach pain, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea and other illnesses.

2. Cupping method: refers to the tank absorption in the corresponding location, with one hand suppressed the skin, one hand holding tank quick disconnect method. This repeated several times, until the skin flushing, congestion, or congestion of degrees. This method is applicable in the treatment of local skin numbness, pain and other symptoms.

3. Cupping: Cupping refers to when the first parts of the skin by removing a layer of Vaseline coated (or other lubricant), the re-cupping. Then, the doctor hands holding bottles, coated with Vaseline oil in parts of the upper and lower or left and right and from the promotion. When the skin by removing parts of the ruddy, red, and even began to bleed, it will be played under the tank. This method is applicable in the treatment of muscle fat, skin and flat parts of the disease, such as the spine, hip, thigh and other parts of the pain, numbness, rheumatism and other diseases Bitong.

4. Pricking cupping method: about the skin after disinfection, with San Lengzhen prick bleeding or knocking needle hit the skin, after re-cupping in order to strengthen the role of pricking blood therapy. This method is used for treatment of erysipelas, sprains, milk carbuncle and other diseases.

Third, the clinical application of cupping

Cupping can be treated using the method are many diseases, are briefly the following:

1. With a cold Cupping Therapy

Symptoms: nasal congestion runny nose, sneezing, sore throat and cough, headache, body aches, afraid of the cold and so on.

Acupoints: Dazhui 1, throttle 2, Feishu 3, Qu pool 4, Hegu 5, outside the off 6, the solar plexus 7. For the fever can take Tai Chuixue by pricking and Cupping.

2. With Cupping Therapy Headache

Symptoms: head pain.

Acupoints: Hegu, Dazhui, the solar plexus.

3. Treatment of bronchitis with Cupping

Symptoms: cough, sputum, accompanied by chest pain, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and so on.

Acupoints: Days sudden 8, Dazhui, the House 9, Feishu, Hong Leong 10, Ze 11 feet.

4. Cupping Therapy with stomach cramps

Symptoms: sudden onset of intense upper abdominal pain, sometimes accompanied by nausea and vomiting. Stomach cramps are common in acute and chronic gastritis, gastric ulcer, and those who have a history of gastric neurosis.

Acupoints: Zhongwan 12, Zusanli 13, Tianshu 14, which closed 15.

5. Treatment of insomnia with Cupping

Symptoms: difficulty falling asleep, more than dreams, dizziness, forgetfulness, fatigue, weakness and so on.

Acupoints: Xinyu 16, Shenshu 17, Pishu 18, within the customs, Sanyinjiao 19, sleep 20.

6. Treatment of hypertension with Cupping

Symptoms: headache, dizziness, stretching, tinnitus, insomnia, upset irritability, mouth throat and so bitter.

Acupoints: Dazhui, liver Yu 21, Xinyu, Shenshu, Qu pool, Zusanli Sanyinjiao.

7. Sciatica with Cupping Therapy

Symptoms: waist hip, big calf on the right, the right leg and foot dorsal lateral radiation samples taken place, burning-like or needle-like pain.

Acupoints: Shenshu, ring jump 22, 23 Fu Cheng, Yin gate 24, Venezuela 25, bearing Hill 26, hanging bell 27, the wind city 28.

8. Treatment of arthritis with Cupping

Symptoms: joint pain, swelling Suanma, flexion and extension and unfavorable.

Upper limb acupoints: Dazhui, shoulder liao 29 (sound Liao), Qu Chi, foreign customs, Hegu.

Lower limb acupoints: ring dance, Yang Ling-chuen, 30, Zusanli, the wind city.

Spinal acupoints: Body-chu, 31, Dazhui, waist Yang Guan 32.

9. With Cupping treatment of cervical disease

Symptoms: neck stiffness or pain, pain radiation to the forearm can be. Fingers or fingertips, numbness, headache, dizziness, nausea and vomiting.

Acupoints: Dazhui, shoulder in the Yu 33 days were 34, Qu pool, Hegu.

10. Treatment of frozen shoulder with Cupping

Symptoms: shoulder pain, worse at night and shoulder tenderness, limited mobility, and so on.

Acupoints: Shoulder liao, day cases, A is the hole (ie, pain points).
4, cupping of the contraindications

Cupping and other treatments, like has its contraindications. For example, people suffering from these diseases, not suitable for cupping therapy.

1. Suffering from a serious heart attack people.

2. Suffering from bleeding disorders.

3. Suffering from cancer people.

4. The person with active tuberculosis.

5. Pregnant women and menstruating women.

6. Suffering from skin people.

5, cupping should pay attention to

1. Cupping should be to avoid the draft, to prevent the cold.

2. Cupping the former should not be too tired or drinking, so as not to affect treatment.

3. Each treatment tank left time for 10-15 minutes.

4. Cupping the site if there is ecchymosis, blisters (within the specified time) is a normal phenomenon, can be punctured blisters sterilization of instruments, coated with gentian violet to prevent infection.

5. With cupping should pay attention not to burn or scald the skin.

6. The body's eyes, ears, nipples, before and after the yin, navel, heart beat and the hair at the site and so should not be excessive cupping.

7. There ulcers, edema of the site should not be cupping.


1  Ojo: located under the seventh cervical spinous process. Indications fever, cough, asthma, headaches and other symptoms.

2  Throttle: Located in the second thoracic spinous process, the next to open 1.5-inch. Indications colds, cough, fever, headache, pain and other symptoms thoracodorsal.

3  Feishu: Located in the third thoracic spinous process, the next to open 1.5-inch. Indications cough, asthma, vomiting blood, hot flashes, night sweats, stuffy nose and other symptoms.

4  Qu Pool: When the elbow at right angles, the elbow stripes and the outer end and the lateral epicondyle at the midpoint of the connection shall be Quchi Xue. Indications sore throat, fever, tooth pain, Mu Chi pain symptoms.

5  Hegu: Located in back of first, second metacarpal between the flat at about the midpoint of the second metacarpal Office. Attending headache, sore eyes be red, sore throat and other illnesses.

6  foreign customs: in the dorsal stripes and the 2-inch wrist, radius and ulna between. Indications fever, headache, eyes be red swelling, pain, tinnitus and deafness and other diseases.

7  temple: It is located between the outer canthal tip of brow and head back about an inch at sag. Attending headache, head disease and other illnesses.

8  days surprise: the nest is located in the middle of the sternum. Indications cough, wheezing, chest pain, sore throat and other illnesses.

9  in the House: located at the top of the chest wall outside the former being the center line next to the open 6-inch, flat at the first intercostal space. Indications cough, asthma, lung fullness, chest pain, shoulder pain and other symptoms.

10  Hong Leong: It is located outside the lateral malleolus and the knee-high point at mid-eye connection. Attending headache, dizziness, cough, phlegm, vomiting, constipation and other symptoms.

11 -foot-ze: cross striations in the elbow, the brachial two tendon radial margin. Indications cough, asthma, hemoptysis, chest fullness, sore throat, pediatric convulsion, vomiting and diarrhea and other illnesses.

12  Zhongwan: Located on the 4-inch cord. Indications stomach pain, vomiting, Tunsuan, abdominal distension, diarrhea, jaundice and other diseases.

13  Zusanli: located outside the knee now 3 inches outside the tibialis anterior crest at a cross-refer. Indications stomach pain, vomiting, Ye Ge, abdominal distension, diarrhea, dysentery, constipation and other symptoms.

14  Tianshu: Located next to 2 inches at navel. Attending bloating bowel, around the navel pain, constipation, diarrhea, dysentery and other diseases.

15  Neiguan: Located on the 2-inch stripes across the wrist, palm and extensor carpi radialis longus tendon between the flexor tendon. Indications heartburn, palpitations, chest tightness, stomach pain, vomiting, fever, hemiplegia, insomnia, dizziness, migraine headaches and other symptoms.

16  Xin Yu: in the first five thoracic spinous process, the next to open 1.5-inch Service. Attending heartache, Jing Ji, cough, insomnia, forgetfulness, night sweats and other symptoms.

17  Shenshu: Located in second lumbar spinous process, the next to open 1.5-inch Service. Attending tinnitus, deafness, back pain, enuresis, nocturnal emission, impotence and other diseases.

18  Pishu: Located in 11th thoracic spinous process, the next to open 1.5-inch Service. Indications abdominal distension, jaundice, vomiting, diarrhea, dysentery, blood in the stool, edema, back pain and other symptoms.

19  Sanyinjiao: Located on the 3-inch high ankle, tibia bone at the side of trailing edge. Attending bowel distention, diarrhea, irregular menstruation, insomnia and so on.

20  sleep: in the shade and Wind Point Wind Point connection pool at the midpoint. Indications insomnia, dizziness, headache, palpitation, insanity and other diseases.

21  liver Yu: in the ninth thoracic spinous process, the next to open 1.5-inch Service. Indications jaundice, Xie Tong, hematemesis, Mu Chi, dizziness, pain and other spine disorders.

22  ring jump: in the greater trochanter and sacral hiatus high to connect the external 1 / 3 and inner 2 / 3 junction. Attending lower limb paralysis, back pain and other symptoms.

23  Cheng Fu: Located in hip stripes and a central. Low back pain and other disease indications.

24  Yin Gate: Rotary hole in the bearing hole in connection with the commission, the commitments under the six-inch hole Rotary. Attending low back pain, lower limb paralysis and other symptoms.

25  Venezuela: Located in the central popliteal stripes. Attending low back pain, lower limb paralysis, abdominal pain, vomiting and diarrhea, urine unfavorable conditions such as enuresis.

26  Cheng Mountain: located in gastrocnemius muscle belly between the two depressions at the top. Attending Yaotui Juji pain, constipation and other symptoms.

27  hanging bell: Located on the 3-inch high lateral malleolus, fibula trailing edge. Attending lower limb paralysis, Xiong Xie pain, sore throat and other illnesses.

28  Wind City: located in the middle of the lateral thigh, popliteal stripes and the level of line 7-inch. Attending lower limb paralysis, Bianshen itching, athlete's foot and other diseases.

29  shoulder liao: After the acromion is located below the outreach arm, when the shoulder Yu (sound fish) hole in the post-Cun Xu depression. Indications Jianbi twin conditions such as pain and fail to materialize.

30  Yanglingquan: Located in a small head of fibula below the depression in the former. Attending lower limb paralysis, Xie Tong, vomiting and other symptoms.

31  body column: Located under the third thoracic spinous process. Indications cough, asthma, strong pain and other spine disorders.

32  waist Yang Guan: Situated under the fourth lumbar spinous process. Attending lumbosacral pain, lower limb paralysis, nocturnal emission, impotence and other diseases.

33  shoulder in Yu: It is located beside the seventh cervical spinous process to open the next two inches. Indications cough, asthma, shoulder pain and suffering.

34  days were: located in the central fossa of scapula Kong. Attending shoulder pain, asthma, epilepsy and other diseases milk.

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