The act of perfoming Hijama/cupping is the best remedy for every kind of disease and most importantly,it is a Sunnah of the Prophet Muhammad (صلاللهعليهوسلم).
But do we know as how Al -hijama (cupping) is to be practised according to the sunnah, and the manner in which it should be performed?Are there recommended times for one to have it done, or times that one should avoid cupping? Other than “Sunnah” are there any reasons to try cupping for?
Al -hijama (cupping) is to be practised according to the sunnah!How?what is the manner in which it should be performed?
In our other post it has been given in detail explanation about cupping,its benefits,its types and the manners it should be practised according “Sunnah” and many narrations/hadith supporting it.
Are there recommended times for one to have it done, or times that one should avoid cupping?
The Best and most beneficial days for “Cupping” are 17th, 19th and 21st of the Islamic month which coincides with Monday, Tuesday or Thursday.
There are many authentic narrations in the hadith to explain and support this.
Abu Hurayrah (may Allaah be pleased with him) reported that the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “Whoever is treated with cupping on the seventeenth, nineteenth or twenty first, will be healed from all diseases.” (Abu Dawood, 3861, and al-Bayhaqi, 9/340. )
As for the day or night, the night enters before the day islamically. Cupping (hijama) is best performed during the daytime between the adhaan of fajr and the adhaan of maghrib.
An example of Sunnah days for next month April 2016(Rajab 1437 A.H.) will be:
24th- Sunday ( 17th Rajab)
26th April- Tuesday (19th Rajab)
28th April -Thursday –(21st Rajab)
Is there times that one should avoid cupping?
Choosing the times mentioned above for cupping is the best possible time for cupping, is an extra precaution,to be on the safe side and to protect one’s health,especially since the words of the doctors are in agreement with it.
But this is not to say that it is not good to do it at other times.
As a form of medical treatment, cupping should not be restricted to any particular time; it should be done as needed by the patient.when it comes to treating disease, whenever it is necessary it should be used.
If cupping is done out of necessity it is beneficial at any time, even at the beginning or end of the month.It is essential to make sure that you do it properly.
Other than “Sunnah” are there any reasons to try cupping for?
Yes.There are many reasons trying the cupping therapy ,a going to be mainstream.
Celebrity enthusiasts,still growing in numbers ,has spoken about using cupping for relaxation as well as various kinds of physical complaints.
Athletes using the “cupping therapy “as a secret weapon to naturally improve health and performance.
Cupping having numerous health benefits,working wonders for patients with the flu, colds, coughs, back and muscle pain, poor circulation, anxiety, red itchy skin conditions allergies, fevers, aches and myriad other pains etc.
so will be the next “hijama days”, that you try cupping with our practitioners?