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The good and the bad things about 'bekam'

  • Vennilla Rajaguru


Jakarta | Wed, October 22 2008 | 10:46 am
The good and the bad things about 'bekam'

PREMIUM A closer look at the "wet cupping" technique, which lasts for about 20 to 40 minutes and involves pricks to let "bad" blood out. (JP/Vennilla Rajaguru) Ani feels bekam is the best treatment ever for her gastritis. The 35-year-old mother says she has tried conventional allopathic medicines, but to no effect. After trying bekam, a popular alternative health treatment whic...