Summary of the Benefits of Cupping Massage Therapy

  • Improves blood circulation with vasodilation - Vasodilation is the dilation of blood vessels which decreases blood pressure
  • Decreases restrictions in the myofasical tissue - Myofasical tissue is the connective tissue within the body
  • Removes blockages and toxins by increasing lymphatic flow - Lymphatic flow is a one-way system which carries cells and fluid back to the blood system
  • Alleviates pain and disperses trigger points - Release of trigger point allows for improved flexibility and range of motion
  • Reduces inflammation with the expansion of blood vessels - Improved blood flow and reduced tissue stiffness contribute to pain reduction
  • Relaxes, soothes, and promotes healing of the facial network - Improved circulation flow promotes tissue healing
  • Stimulates cell repair and production of collagen and elastin - Increased blood flow promotes nourishing the skin
  • Improved elasticity and firmness of the skin - Nutrients to the skin improve the structure
  • Releases adhesions that can block drainage and create congestion and vascular stress - Improves the natural flow within the body systems
  • Reduces appearance of scar tissue - Increased blood flow nourishes the skin
  • Stretches tight fascia and muscles - Alleviates tightness with increase of circulation flow
  • Promotes synovial fluid flow - Aids in nourishment to create healthy tissue

Benefits to Circulatory System

  • Clears stagnation and expels congestion
  • Clears drainage pathways and drains lymph fluid
  • Promotes nourishing blood supply
  • Improves lymphatic drainage
  • Helps to reduce cellulite and aid in prevention
  • Improves sluggish circulation


Benefits to Muscular & Skeletal Systems

  • Aids in pain relief and decreases inflammation
  • Clears toxins and old residue out of muscles and soft tissue
  • Releases deep muscle tension & trigger points
  • Increases range of motion
  • Promotes optimal blood & synovial fluid flow to muscle joints and tissues
  • Reduces restrictions in the fascial network


Benefits to Digestive System

  • Clears colon blockages
  • Breaks down fatty deposits by increasing metabolism
  • Encourages blood and body fluid movement in the bowels and internal organs, and thus removing toxins
  • Promotes hormonal balance
  • Increases energy


Benefits to Nervous System

  • Provides the nerve cells with oxygen and nutrients
  • Balances the nervous system and calms emotions
  • May provide relief for headaches and migraines
  • May provide relief in depression and emotional problems by stimulating serotonin
  • May improve memory and concentration 


Benefits to Integumentary System

  • Nourishing blood supply to the skin and increases its suppleness
  • Helps firm loss of skin elasticity
  • Improves and soften scar tissue
  • Lessens the appearance of stretch marks and clears broken capillaries
  • Improves skin tone and texture with stimulation of collagen and elastin production
  • Enhances product absorption


Benefits to Facial Cupping Benefits

  • Boosts collagen formation to diminish fine lines & wrinkles
  • Reduces puffiness under eyes, chin and jowls due to improved drainage
  • Deeper cleanse due to congestion removal
  • Relief from sinus pressure and congestion
  • Detoxifies skin from toxin removal
  • Relaxation of facial muscles for a younger, less stressed look


The benefits from cupping are vast and interconnected to numerous body systems.