LOOK: Indonesian Streets Famous For Heated Water Buffalo Cupping Technique

Heated Water Buffalo Cupping Technique Craze Has Reached Western Countries

Relax your body with Water Buffalo Horns
Relax your body with Water Buffalo Horns
  • Heated water buffalo horns used for relaxation and cure for various illnesses.
  • This not so new healing technique makes waves in Western culture.
Buffalo horns cupping improves circulation and dampens pain
Buffalo horns cupping improves circulation and dampens pain

In Indonesia, an unusual approach to healing and relaxation is practiced by street healers which make use of heated water buffalo horns. This cupping technique is considered another way to heal the body instead of using glass cups, bamboo, stoneware and silicone cups although, in many parts of Asia, it is common to use all these materials for therapeutic purposes.

Water Buffalo Horns for Cupping
Water Buffalo Horns for Cupping

The heated horns are used as special cups on the skin for a couple of minutes and act like suctions while targeting ailments such as irregular blood flow, inflammation, pain, relaxation and well-being and for deep tissue massage; It is also believed that by creating a suction through the skin, good energy balance is increased in the body and is much better than any other cupping method available.

Water Buffalo horns craze in Indonesia
Water Buffalo horns craze in Indonesia

The process leaves dark red looped shaped marks after they are removed, as shown in the pictures and it may look a bit weird but they say that the result is satisfying. They claim that the technique has been used for as long as they can remember and with good results of course because of its curative properties.

Buffalo Horns Cupping therapy
Buffalo Horns Cupping therapy

Cupping technique is actually an old procedure done by Egyptians, Chinese nationals and Arab natives dating back to 1,550 B.C. as described in Ebers Papyrus which is one of the most ancient medical textbooks the world has known.

Buffalo Horns
Buffalo Horns

Nowadays, this method is becoming very popular in Western countries with the likes of Justin Bieber, Hollywood stars Jennifer Aniston and Gwyneth Paltrow trying it along with athletes like famous Olympian Michael Phelps who tried the practice in the 2016 Olympic Games held in Rio de Janeiro and they even attest to its effectiveness.

Relax your body with Water Buffalo Horns
Relax your body with Water Buffalo Horns

Source: Daily Mail UK

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