The practice of cupping has been around for centuries. It has been practiced in ancient times involving early Chinese, Egyptian, and the Greek civilizations.
Some of the literature indicates cupping has been around as early as as 1550 BC. There is evidence of cupping was found the time of King Tut. Since then it has been documented by Greeks, Romans, Romans, Hippocrates [460-377 BC] and Galen [131-200 AD], Ibn Sina [980-1037 AD] Avicenna, and in used extensively Prophetic tradition of Muhammad (p) (570–622 A.D.), known as Hijama or Al-Hijama (Root word Arabic: حجامة “sucking” or “medicinal bleeding”.