​​Cupping therapy has been found in ancient records dating back 3500 years and it is still used today by many alternative medicine practitioners. Using plastic cups to create a localized pressure of vacuum causes blood to form in the area and help the healing in that area. The suction from the cups can penetrate deep into your tissues causing the tissues to release harmful toxins. It triggers the lymphatic system, clearing the blood vessels, and stretches and activates the skin.