Cupping is a process by which the practitioner creates a vacuum inside a tiny bell jar and then put the patient's skin. The cup can then be moved over an area, or simply left in place for a few minutes. In this way, acupuncture points are stimulated with suction. Cupping is designed to increase blood circulation and also relieve muscle tension and tightness. Many of our customers report that the sensation of cupping is to get deep tissue massage. Cupping can cause the skin to temporarily turn red ..