Preschooler

Or maybe bubbles? When can cupping be effective?


Bubbles have been used for centuries. This is an old and well-known method that allows cure many ailments, from prolonged runny nose, through more severe inflammation of the respiratory system, and ending with pain and fatigue. For years, they were treated with a grain of salt, doctors advised against using bubbles, making fun of their effectiveness. Now the method is back in favor.

In the case of children, cupping is recommended especially in the course of respiratory diseases. This method can be used already at the year old. To be effective, however, you need to remember a few rules.

Where did this idea come from?

The tradition of bubble making comes from Chinese and Arabic medicine. This method has been used for centuries to fight infections. In Poland, from the sixteenth century, the fire version was gladly practiced, but over time it was supplanted by modern methods, the use of tablets with a strong composition. Due to the disappointment and often ineffectiveness of new medications, we observe an increase in consciousness and a return to natural methods, including cupping. Doctors are increasingly recommending this method.

When can bubbles help?

Putting bubbles is recommended for:

  • pneumonia,
  • bronchitis,
  • weak immune system, frequent diseases,
  • ear diseases
  • recurrent respiratory infections.

Why put bubbles?

  • in many cases this method avoids antibiotics,
  • helps strengthen the body and recover,
  • prevent common diseases,
  • used properly is safe and effective.

How do bubbles work?

Bubble effectiveness is based on vacuum method.

Special bubbles that can be made of glass (for placing with or without fire) or made of rubber, applied to the skin they form hypotension, which sucks out a certain amount of white and red blood cells, it mobilizes the body to effectively fight the threat. Arranging bubbles causes the skin to be sucked in, a bubble forms, the subcutaneous blood vessels burst, a small amount of blood escapes. The body treats the situation as a threat and begins to produce huge amounts of substances that fight against infection. Specialists, who have been using bubbles for years, argue that in this way the body begins to create the best, because natural vaccine for itself.

How to put bubbles?

Putting bubbles (especially fire ones) is better to entrust to those who have practice in it. Self-made treatment may not give the expected result, and may even be dangerous due to risk of burns, so it's better not to experiment on your own child. The situation is slightly different in the case of fireless bubbles, setting them is easier and more secure. These bubbles have a special pump to remove air.

How to place bubbles:

  • maximally once every two days,
  • before putting bubbles you should wash the skin with warm soapy water, then dry it,
  • with a cold on the back and sides of the chest,
  • bubbles we do not focus on the spine,
  • before applying the bubble, apply a warming ointment or olive on the skin (this point can be bypassed),
  • after putting bubbles and taking them down you should thoroughly pat the back and chest,
  • after putting bubbles, bruises appear on the skin, this is a sign that the bubbles have worked,
  • after putting bubbles, it is best for the child to stay in bed, be careful about drafts and drafts.

And you, what do you think about this method?