of Prophet Mohammad SAW
Rasullullah saw said, " Jibrail repeated emphasised upon me to resort to cupping
to the extent that I feared that cupping al-hijamah will be made compulsary " - Jamul Warsaai P 179
Rasullullah saw praised a person who perform cupping hijamah, saying it removes
blood, lighten the back and sharpen the eyesight " Jamul Warsaai p 179.
The above hadith quoted are clearly sated taht Cuppin hijmah was practised
by Prophet Rasulullah saw himself and strongly remommended by him.
Ibn Abbas reported Gods messenger as saying
" There is a remedy in three thinga: Incision of a cupping glass, a drink of honey or causterization by fire, but I forbid
my people to causterize."
Annas reported God's messenger as saying,
" The best medical treatment you apply are cupping hijmah and sea costus."
During the battle of Khaibar in 7 A.H.
with the jews, a jewish woman prepered some meat which she filled with deadly poison and presented to Rasullaullah saw. Upon
tsting the meat, the poison affected Rasullullah saw. Rasulullha saw than used to undergo cupping hijamah in order to
relieve him from effect of the poison in his blood - Tarmizi.
Rasullullah saw was once hurt on his leg,
hence ( probably due to the clogging of the blood), he underwent cupping hijamah on his leg - Miskat p 389.
From the above stories, it is comfirmed
that cupping alhijamah are one of the best method of treating diseases among the Muslim. This therapy was attracted with great
attention and applied in large scale by the broad masses of ummat.