A practitioner applying cups. Cupping developed over time from the original use of hollowed animal horns to drain toxins out of snakebites and skin lesions. Horns evolved into bamboo cups, which were eventually replaced by glass.
A favorite use of cups is on the broad area of the back. This is an incredible prelude to a facial, and is wonderfully effective as an addition to a massage. The action on the nervous system is sedating, and clients will often descend into a profound state of relaxation.
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