Cupping in Turkey

Cupping in Turkey

Cupping in Turkey is one of the most important methods of beauty and beauty care, one of the oldest methods of beauty and health, but it always proves highly effective compared to other cosmetic methods, especially as it is used to renew blood and increase activity significantly.

CUPPING is the best alternative medicine method

  • One of the best natural cosmetic techniques and now it is used by the most famous artists in the world, especially in Turkey, where Turkey is the leading country in this field.
  • During this article from Turk Aesthetic Istanbul Center, we will talk about cupping in Turkey, how the cupping process takes place and who are the right people to perform it, as well as its advantages, what are the side effects and the cost of performing it, so be sure to follow the article to the end…!

What is cupping?

  • Cupping in Turkey is also known as “sliding air cups”, it can be done in more than one place in the human body, neck, head, back and others.
  • Turkey was very famous for this technique and excelled in it, as it became the first country in Europe in the success and fame of cupping operations.

Here is a video showing how cupping is done

Cupping in Turkey

  • Air glasses are one of the oldest technologies that were popular among our ancient ancestors.
  • Cupping is known as the best alternative medicine technique.
  • Cupping can be done for both sexes, males and females of all ages.
  • Since ancient times, cupping has been used to treat many diseases.
  • With the development of science and technology, the cupping process did not disappear, but it proved its efficiency and effectiveness and was praised by the best doctors in the world.
  • Cupping is widely used in the Arab world, but it is also one of the famous operations in Europe!

When do I need to do cupping?

  • Cupping is well-known as a solution to the problem of laziness and problems of back, head and neck pain.
  • Recently, cupping has also entered the field of plastic surgery, as well as mental health reform!
  • It is distinguished by being one of the natural methods, in which drugs and chemicals are not used at all.
  • Therefore, it is distinguished when compared to techniques such as Botox injections and Filler injections.

Methods of cupping in Turkey

  • There are two different techniques that are used to perform cupping:
  • Wet cupping: The cupping procedure consists of opening very small, painless holes in the skin on a regular basis, through which the bad blood is removed and the blood circulation inside the human body is renewed.
  • Dry cupping: there is no skin surgery at all like the previous method.

Tools used | Cupping in Turkey

  • 1. Cups:There are more than one type of cups, including rubber or silicone cups, but glass cupping cups are the most popular.
  • The type of cup used for cupping varies according to the area in which cupping is performed.
  • 2. A small surgical scalpel for wet cupping.
  • 3. Materials of a special kind are flammable, such as alcohol or paper.

How is the cupping procedure performed?

The steps of the cupping procedure vary according to the cupping technique used, and it can be done in the following way:

The first step | Cupping in Turkey

  • The attending physician begins with a flammable substance such as alcohol or scraps of paper.
  • After setting the fire with these materials, the doctor waits until it is extinguished and then puts it directly on the skin.
  • These substances help the cupping cup stick to the skin.
  • The cup is left in the desired area for three minutes and then removed.
  • The cup will cause the area it was in to swell and redden as a result of the blood pressure in that area.
  • If the cupping of the dry type leaves the body in this position.
  • But if the cupping is wet, the next step is moved to…
  • Note that:

Instead of using flammable materials, the doctor can either use a rubber material that creates a vacuum in the cupping cup.

Or to use silicone cups, which give him the ability to move easily on the skin.

The second step | Cupping in Turkey

  • In wet cupping, the doctor needs to make small and regular incisions in certain places.
  • It is performed using a small medical scalpel, then suctioning some points of blood from each opening in order to remove the spoiled blood from the body.

The third step | How to perform cupping 

  • Now that we have finished the cupping process, it remains for us only to sterilize the area, especially in the case of using wet cupping.
  • The sterilization process takes place, after which the doctor prescribes an antibiotic ointment to the client in order to avoid infection or disease.

Who can not do cupping?

  • It is not recommended for children in general, and it is forbidden to perform it for those under 6 years old.
  • Cupping is not performed on the areas of arteries, veins and nerves.
  • Also, it cannot be performed in areas where there are varicose veins, such as the legs and thighs.
  • Areas affected by skin diseases, wounds or burns cannot be used for cupping.
  • Those with permanent bleeding diseases, and those taking blood-thinning medications such as aspirin.
  • Owners of diseases transmitted through blood.
  • Pregnant women, especially in the abdomen and back area.
  • Kidney failure patients.
  • Heart patients and cancer patients.

Cupping Benefits 

  • Renew and stimulate blood circulation in the entire body.
  • Elimination of toxins and impurities in the blood.
  • Relieve pain in the area and help relax the muscles.
  • An effective treatment for high blood pressure problems.
  • Get rid of distraction, depression and anxiety.
  • Migraine problem solving.
  • Get rid of fibrous muscle pain and arthritis.
  • Helps expand the arteries and veins.

Side effects 

  • Cupping cups leave traces, where the cup area is red or blue for a week only.
  • After the first week, the traces of the cup begin to disappear, as well as the traces of the small holes in the wet cupping.
  • Mild infections in the area as a result of blood coming down the cup.
  • Lethargy and discomfort, especially for those who perform cupping for the first time, but with repetition the body gets used to it.
  • Mild superficial burns may occur as a result of the heat of the materials used, but if the operation is performed in a specialized center, no burns will occur at all.

FAQ | Cupping in Turkey

Can cupping be done at home?

Yes, but the cupping process is an inexpensive process and it is best to perform it in a specialized center.
If you do it at home, make sure it is done by a professional.
All cupping tools are available in pharmacies.

What are the disadvantages of the cupping process?

If cupping is not performed by specialists, the following may occur:
Minor burns in the cupping area.
Skin damage such as infection.
Bruising or inflammation of the skin.

What areas of the body are suitable for cupping?

Cupping can be performed in most areas of the body, so it is recommended that you consult a specialist.

Here are the most famous places of the body suitable for cupping:

the chest.

Finally, you can contact via the link directly for additional information from the Turk Aesthetic Center in Turkey Istanbul

Cupping in Turkey