Abstract: Hijama (Cupping Therapy) is a part of Ilaj-bil-tadbir of Unani System of Medicine, which has been using since years for variety of diseases. In this study, Hijama used in the management of Acne Vulgaris. However, it’s mechanism of efficacy is still obscure. This study designed to evaluate the clinical effect of Cupping Therapy on Acne Vulgaris.
Cupping (Hijama in Arabic) is an ancient, holistic method for the treatment of a variety of diseases. In this present study, wet cupping technique used for the treatment of Acne Vulgaris where blood drawn by local suction from a small skin incision.
The first reported usages found in the Islamic hadith, sayings attributed to or describing the actions of the Islamic prophet Muhammad.