Cupping is a method in which small glass jars are placed on the skin and a vacuum is created. It is used alone or in combination with Acupuncture to treat various conditions such as cold hands and feet and asthma.

The function of cupping is to promote the free flow of Qi and Blood in the meridians. It reduces pain and swelling, expels cold and dampness from the channels, treats colds and flu as well as asthma.